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Clinton v Rice 

The Los Angeles Times has a fun piece speculating about a Hillary Clinton versus Condi Rice presidential race in 2008 (registered users only).

Copyright wars 

Jonathan Zittrain has written a cogent piece on the copyright wars. “Freedom of trade must not trump freedom of mind.”

Eric Carle museum 

When I get a chance, I’m certainly going to visit the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.


Philosophy is not one of my strong points, but I was struck by Chris Bertram’s comments on the death of John Rawls.

“In two centuries time I believe that people will still read and think about John Rawls and argue about how to understand him. In 1804, I imagine that few people would have taken seriously the idea that Immanuel Kant’s death marked the passing of the greatest living German and I don’t suppose many people today would think that the greatest living American has died — in two hundred years the verdict may be different.”

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