Re Mark Liberman’s European Politics 101, I’d have thought that one would describe Derrida and Habermas as conservatives not because of any association with any particular dogma but because they both clearly long for times past. The 70s, let us not forget, were a period which combined rampant collectivism with reasonable sales for the writings of the Axis of Retrieval. Unfortunately, Derrida the mawkish Marxist is not a patch on Derrida the obscurantist terrorist.
- Country and Tristan
I’m terribly sorry: I meant conservative in the sense of a nostalgia for things just past, which does, I think, make
- Locke & Habermas
If someone pulls the “Locke-Habermas” flashcard on you, you’ll probably mutter something along the lines of “critique by the latter of
- Bar or in vitro fertilisation clinic?
Vino en botella = he/she came in bottle, via Carlos from En la luna de Babel, who may also have been
- Experts in dismantling and mantling funitures
roberto rob in Barcelona Metropolitan’s classifieds: We offer the most reliable services of movings both within the town and outsidethe town,even
- Single European mortgage market
The Central Committee via Barnier, 10/12/13: [The Mortgage Credit Directive] introduces responsible lending practices across the EU. Consumers will be better