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Jerry Z. Muller
Professor of History, Catholic University of America: independent minded. Author: The Tyranny of Metrics; The Mind and the Market; and more.
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Jerry Z. Muller Jun 21
Replying to @NorbertBolz
Das hat doch Overbeck im 19ten Jahrhundert behauptet.
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Jerry Z. Muller Jun 20
Replying to @SteveStuWill
The Flynn Effect.
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Jerry Z. Muller Jun 20
How to Be a Big-League Critic - The American Scholar via
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Jerry Z. Muller Jun 20
I noticed that Lemon referred repeatedly to the other participant as "Dr. West," while you were simply "John": he wanted to be sure you knew your place in the status pecking order.
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Jerry Z. Muller Jun 20
Replying to @jerryzmuller
BTW: He's also witty and fearless.
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Jerry Z. Muller Jun 20
Watching The Glenn Show is an intellectual pleasure. 's willingness and ability to articulate not only his own arguments, but those with which he disagrees, provides a model of clarity and intellectual honesty.
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Benn Steil Jun 18
Excellent piece. Also extremely depressing.
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Jerry Z. Muller Jun 17
Replying to @Bluesmind
Thanks, that's a very striking example. Looks like we need to get my book translated into Portuguese!
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Jerry Z. Muller Jun 16
I missed this the first time around. Incisive and prescient. (NB , in your wheelhouse)
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Jerry Z. Muller Jun 16
Replying to @jerryzmuller
BTW: I'm very much in favor of the academic study of women, men, and gender roles. As long it's not agenda-driven, knowing the answers in advance.
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Jerry Z. Muller Jun 16
The ability to assert a thing and its opposite, with complete lack of self-awareness, is a wonder to behold.
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Jerry Z. Muller Jun 16
RETROACTIVE JUSTICE; PREHISTORY OF POST-COMMUNISM by István Rév is a remarkable and witty study of the various burials and reburials of Imre Nagy as an index of changing historical memory in Hungarian.
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Jerry Z. Muller Jun 15
The driverless car is always just around the corner....
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Dust-to-Digital Jun 8
The Dr. John second line in New Orleans yesterday.
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Jerry Z. Muller Jun 15
Replying to @mkimmage
“It was Saul Bellow, and he was pinned against the wall by a dreadful man from Winnipeg,” - the obit writer missed this allusion to Jack Ludwig, the model for Gersbach in HERZOG.
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Jerry Z. Muller Jun 14
Scruton on balancing nationalism and liberalism.
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Jerry Z. Muller Jun 13
Replying to @jbarro
I'd vote for Seth Bullock in a heartbeat.
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Jerry Z. Muller Jun 13
On "caging" after conversion: a useful Calvinist concept, hitherto unknown to me.
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Jerry Z. Muller Jun 13
Replying to @Bluesmind
Thanks. I agree. The challenge is to get them to read the book!
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Jerry Z. Muller Jun 13
Same analysis. Different evaluation.
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