Chris, How does one select without knowing the content? I've not learned the magic of selection. I want it all first. Then, and only then, can I truly decide what is relevant. I sometimes miss something, its true, and there are things that haven't been discovered yet, but I want selection to be informed.
Gary, How? By examining the marketing attached to the content. For example, if one looks at two titles for studies in political theory and one is titled something like POSTCOLONIAL PERSPECTIVES ON... more
I understand the impulse, but I find it surprisingly anti-intellectual for one committed to reason. I was trained to consider all points of view. When I studied the causes of the American Revolution... more