Paula Cerni is a teacher and independent writer who holds a degree in English, and an MPhil in social science from the University of Sussex (UK). She writes non-fiction from a radical and progressive perspective. www.paulacerni.wordpress.com.
Tuesday, December 17 2013
That such bullshit could ever be taken seriously by large numbers of German intellectuals shows that, even in highly educated circles, social and political forces easily trump reason.
Thursday, July 25 2013
Legendary French anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss catches a glimpse of disappearing traditions through Japanese eyes in these new translations of his lectures, essays and interviews.
Thursday, March 7 2013
Every interview in this book rewards us with the revelation that a great philosopher, no matter how dead, is still fresh, surprising, and relevant.
Thursday, January 17 2013
Will 2013 be a year for a) conspiracy theories; b) end-of-the-world hysteria; or c) books to enhance our critical thinking?
Wednesday, December 5 2012
From the peak of the Qing Dynasty to today, China has moved far and fast. Here's a chance to catch up.
Thursday, May 5 2011
On 'proofiness', 'randumbness' statistical boo-boos and other high-level mathematical theories.