Monthly Archives: November 2013

Is Real Communication Possible? Berkeley’s Particularism and Lacan’s Semantic Slippage

I’m currently rereading George Berkeley’s A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge as a friend of mine and I are considering writing a short book on Berkeley in the near future. In it we are hoping to discuss all … Continue reading

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Dazed and Confused: Eugene Fama’s Bizarre 2010 Interview

I recently reread a 2010 interview with Eugene Fama, who has just been awarded the Nobel Prize for his work on the Efficient Markets Hypothesis (EMH). In the interview Fama tries to defend the position that the EMH held up … Continue reading

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Veblen and Freud on Instincts

I recently got my hands on a paper by Bill Waller entitled Veblen and Instincts Reconsidered. In the paper Waller discusses the role of ‘instincts’ in Veblen’s work and argues that it is important that those working in the evolutionary … Continue reading

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