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Going for a beer

2018-04-29T06:52:22+00:00 April 29th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Narrative, Uncategorized|

GOING FOR A BEER Selected Short Fictions By Robert Coover 432 pp. W. W. Norton & Company. $26.95. Robert Coover’s new collection of short stories, “Going for a Beer,” is a mixtape of variations and a fugue on time from a postmodern master. The prismatic repertoire of nearly six decades, it comprises something old, something

The notion that history consists of a single grand narrative is almost universally regarded as a comforting myth. But not to Marcel Gauchet

2018-03-23T08:12:00+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Narrative, Truth, Uncategorized|

The notion that history consists of a single grand narrative is almost universally regarded as a comforting myth. But not to Marcel Gauchet Source: The notion that history consists of a single grand narrative is almost universally regarded as a comforting myth. But not to Marcel Gauchet

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

2017-12-27T07:27:26+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Categories: Narrative, UpLoadedMe|

If reason is designed to generate sound judgments, then it’s hard to conceive of a more serious design flaw than confirmation bias. Imagine, Mercier and Sperber suggest, a mouse that thinks the way we do. Such a mouse, “bent on confirming its belief that there are no cats around,” would soon be dinner. To the

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