Posts tagged Books

How to Save Money On Books

Just buy these two. The Law of Excluded Middle proves, apriori, you won’t need any others:

Here's a phot of two books.

1. Philip Delves Broughton, What They Teach You at Harvard Business School. 2. Mark H. McCormack, What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School (subtitled: Notes from a Street-Smart Executive).

Tertium non datur.

(Via Anna O. Morgenstern.)

Friday Lazy Linking

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<li><p><a href="http://www.thefreemanonline.org/headline/left-alone/">Don’t Leave Me Alone. Steven Horwitz, <cite>The Freeman | Ideas On Liberty</cite> (2011-04-20)</a>. <q>One sentiment commonly expressed by libertarians is the desire to just be “left alone.”  This is often meant politically: “If people would just leave each other alone, the world would be a much better place,” or “I just want to be left alone to do what I want.”  And in...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Wednesday 2011-05-11.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://robertpaulwolff.blogspot.com/2011/04/interesting-question.html">INTERESTING QUESTION. Robert Paul Wolff, <cite>The Philosopher&#39;s Stone</cite> (2011-04-18)</a>. <q>Marinus sent me a long, very interesting email message, criticizing my dismissive attitude toward the Prisoner's Dilemma in Part Five of my tutorial on Formal Methods in Political Philosophy. I am turning that over in my mind, and will reply in a bit. But out of curiosity, I Google'd him,...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Wednesday 2011-05-11.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://cherylcline.wordpress.com/2011/05/11/do-the-nannies-get-nannies/">Do the Nannies Get Nannies? cherylcline, <cite>der Blaustrumpf</cite> (2011-05-11)</a>. <q>As incomprehensible as it is to shun both the Democratic and Republican parties, apparently it borders on incoherence to find fault with both pro- and anti-natalist arguments, or so it seems.  This month Cato Unbound has a pretty good feature on the politics of family size–see in particular Matthew Connelly’s...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Thursday 2011-05-12.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://reason.com/blog/2011/05/13/the-opposite-of-a-nut-punch">The Opposite of a Nut-Punch. Jesse Walker, <cite>Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts.</cite> (2011-05-13)</a>. <q>Well, not the complete opposite -- the NYPD comes off looking pretty bad. Still, this is the feel-good crime story of the week.</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2011-05-13.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://propagandalalaland.blogspot.com/2011/05/last-time-in-city.html">Last Time In the City. noreply@blogger.com (Τζούλια Ρήμπερ Πιτ), <cite>Propaganda Lalaland</cite> (2011-05-07)</a>. <q>Saturday was probably my last time at Red Emma's in a long while. I thought I'd go down there since I'm leaving Maryland on Friday morning and may not be back again until January of next year (assuming my study abroad plans will work out). I remember the last time...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2011-05-13.)</em></p></li>

Wednesday Lazy Linking

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<li><p><a href="http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/the-book-surgeon-15-pieces">The Book Surgeon (15 pieces) - My Modern Metropolis. <cite>www.mymodernmet.com</cite> (2011-03-14)</a>. This man is both insane and awesome at the same time. <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Monday 2011-03-14.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://aaeblog.com/2011/03/09/cordial-and-sanguine/comment-page-1/#comment-361126">Comment on Cordial and Sanguine by JOR. JOR, <cite>Comments for Austro-Athenian Empire</cite> (2011-03-13)</a>. <q>Liberaltarianism is certainly the least compelling and least interesting form of left-libertarianism. It’s like the Bob Barr/Wayne Allen Root wing of the libertarian left.</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Monday 2011-03-14.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://humaniterations.wordpress.com/2011/03/14/3">&lt;3. <cite>Human Iterations » &lt;3</cite> (2011-03-14)</a>. This is from a preface to a book I am editing with Gary Chartier. Appearing... soon? More anon. <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Monday 2011-03-14.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://www.modestoanarcho.org/2011/03/modesto-junior-college-passes-massive.html">Modesto Junior College Passes Massive Cuts as Madison&#39;s Capitol is Retaken. lilprole, <cite>Modesto Anarcho</cite> (2011-03-12)</a>. <q>Adam Golub, student rep on Board.Voted "yes" to budget cuts.On Wednesday night, the Board of Trustees of the YCCD system passed unanimously, (not even the &#39;student representative&#39; voted no), sweeping budget cuts which will lay-off staff, gut departments, and shut down entire programs. At one point a veteran in full military garb, angry...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Tuesday 2011-03-15.)</em></p></li>

Monday Lazy Linking

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<li><p><a href="http://www.reddit.com/r/Anarchism/comments/f6iqn/do_you_find_the_word_anarchist_as_an_antagonist/c1dnfrb">rechelon on Do you find the word "Anarchist" as an antagonist to the movement? <cite>reddit: the voice of the internet -- news before it happens</cite> (2011-01-21)</a>. <q>An-Archia means Without Rulership, so regardless of whatever we identify as people will call us &quot;anarchists&quot; and our ideals &quot;anarchy&quot; and they will be correct. In a bit of Orwellian ridiculousness &quot;Anarchy&quot; today is largely accepted as BOTH violent chaos and without rulership. That is to say whenever someone uses...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2011-01-21.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/01/20/Fixing-Facebook">Unfriending. <cite>ongoing by Tim Bray</cite> (2011-01-20)</a>. <q>I’ve never really got much out of Facebook. Quite likely because I’ve been Doing It Wrong; so I’m trying to fix that. What happened was, I got on Facebook back in 2007; in the early days I accepted friend requests from almost anyone and in particular anyone who worked at...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2011-01-23.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://thesociologicalimagination.com/2011/01/20/institutions-organizations-and-anarchy/">Institutions, Organizations, and Anarchy. joshmccabe, <cite>The Sociological Imagination</cite> (2011-01-20)</a>. <q>One of the things I’ve been noticing as I delve deeper into the economic sociology literature is just how much sociologists take the existence of the state for granted. In most cases, the state is omnipresent in modern society because we could not have markets in its absence. Many Marxists,...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2011-01-23.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://www.paleofuture.com/blog/2011/1/18/edisons-predictions-for-the-year-2011-1911.html">Edison&#39;s Predictions for the Year 2011 (1911) Matt Novak, <cite>Paleofuture Blog</cite> (2011-01-18)</a>. <q>On June 23, 1911 the Miami Metropolis published predictions about the year 2011 from the one and only Tommy &quot;Dumbo Killah" Edison. Edison makes some amazing predictions about a future of golden automobiles, the discontinuation of gold as currency, the rise of steel and the death of the steam engine. I&#39;m especially...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2011-01-23.)</em></p></li>

Friday Lazy Linking

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<li><p><a href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WiredReread/~3/Ys5SlpA_xgA/chronic-ironic-postergirl-of-nineties.html">Chronic Ironic Postergirl of the nineties. Theis Søndergaard, <cite>Wired Reread</cite> (2010-03-12)</a>. <q>Scan originally appeared in Wired 03.11, November 1995. What I find truly ironic about the 90's was that none of us teenagers back then had yet grasped the distinction between irony and sarcasm, thus we coined the phrase Chronic Ironic about our extensive use of sarcasm, unwittingly doing something incredibly...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Wednesday 2010-03-31.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://feralgenius.blogspot.com/2010/03/more-of-same.html">More Of The Same. Jennifer, <cite>Ravings of a Feral Genius</cite> (2010-03-22)</a>. <q>"Hey, America! You know those wealthy, politically connected corporations who totally trashed our economy? We've decided to reward them with more of your money."That's what the government did with the bank bailouts, and now they're doing it with the health insurance companies, too. Frankly, I suspect an outright single-payer program...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Wednesday 2010-03-31.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://cherylcline.wordpress.com/2010/03/31/und-now-ze-pig/">Und Now Ze Pig. cherylcline, <cite>der Blaustrumpf</cite> (2010-03-31)</a>. <q>I think we all ought to be suspicious not only of William Golding’s novel The Lord of the Flies, but also the timing with which it is assigned in public schools.  I recall being compelled to read the book in early high school.  Along with The Catcher in the Rye,...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Wednesday 2010-03-31.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://libertarian-labyrinth.blogspot.com/2010/03/mutualist-1-intro.html">The Mutualist #1 - Intro. Shawn P. Wilbur, <cite>Out of the Libertarian Labyrinth</cite> (2010-03-31)</a>. <q>I'm putting the finishing touches on issue #1 of The Mutualist, and will start shipping orders over the next couple of days. Here is the introduction to that issue:Out of the LabyrinthThis first issue of THE MUTUALIST continues the work begun in the two issues of LEFTLIBERTY, but with significant...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Wednesday 2010-03-31.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://cdn-www.cracked.com/phpimages/photoshop/1/0/6/3106_slide.jpg?v=1">New Sim City. <cite>cdn-www.cracked.com</cite> (2010-04-01)</a>.  <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Thursday 2010-04-01.)</em></p></li>