Month: August 2015

Unconscious Discrimination and a Regressive Culture

Over at The Writer and the Critic, Kirstyn McDermett and Ian Mond discuss to ongoing issue of women’s representation in fiction. The discussion related to a number of things, including this piece on Jezebel, where Catherine Nicholls describes sending her novel out under a male name, and the way the responses immediately became more positive. […]

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Callinicos’s Marxism and Philosophy

Marxism and Philosophy by Alex Callinicos My rating: 4 of 5 stars Something more than an introduction, this little book gives a cursory summary of the field at the time it was written – the 1980s. Still, it’s a pretty good little text, starting with modern philosophy before Marx — Kant, Descartes, Hegel, etc — […]

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