Thursday, May 27, 2010

The Burqa Debate Comes to Harvard

Judith Surkis vs. Patrice Higonnet. As regular readers will know, I am more sympathetic to Judith's side of the argument and would respond to my friend Patrice that continuity is no substitute for justification. It may be relevant to point out Marcel Détienne's observation that historians of France have in some respects contributed to the myth of national identity that politicians have lately been eager to exploit.

Euro: Feldstein vs. Wyplosz