Saturday, December 01, 2012


a lot brighter and more dedicated to the intellectual life?  I have a feeling he would be pretty much like neo-con Harvard professor Harvey Mansfield.  Like Fats, Mansfield is notorious for his dislike of feminism and his epistemic closure:
After some prodding that Nussbaum might be empirically correct, he says: “Those are recent, and they’re not significant.”

“She’s a classical scholar and philosopher, and she paid no attention to my discussion of Plato and Aristotle in the last two chapters of the book,” he says.

Her piece does, in fact, address Plato and Aristotle.

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