Current Reading

This blog is primarily for me to blog my responses to books that I'm reading. Sometimes I blog about other stuff too, though.

I'm currently reading The Demon in Democracy: Totalitarian Temptations in Free Societies by Polish philosopher Ryszard Legutko.

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Saturday, October 3, 2015


Between having to brush up on old things and learn new things for teaching, digging through policy documents for committee work, and writing a paper (that's going way too slow) I just don't have it in me to read primary sources on education history right now.  Besides, what I love most about Hofstadter is his writing and commentary, not somebody else's.  So I'm putting down the documentary history and picking up Academic Freedom in the Age of the College.  Expect blogging soon.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Six Sigma Just In Time Buzzword Utilization For Strategic Synergizing

Academe has a nice little piece on buzzwords in the professions, and the utter disconnect between the buzzwords and actually, you know, doing something.