The Social Sciences – two ways of looking at a chess board

At Crooked Timber there’s a nice reference to Italo Calvino’s great book Invisible Cities, in which there’s an allusion to the different ways we try to make sense of the world.

Political blogs – the curious case of the missing centre

There’s an interesting working paper on the culture of political blogs over at Crooked Timber.

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