Networks And Disciplinary Boundaries

Lynne Kiesling While I’m over at Crooked Timber, Eszter Hargittai recently had an interesting post on disciplinary boundaries and some of the difficulties of doing interdisciplinary work. Henry Farrell follows up with, among other things, a very insightful extended quote from Susanne Lohmann and from a follow-on post from physicist Cosma Shalizi. See also MeshForum … More Networks And Disciplinary BoundariesMore Networks And Disciplinary Boundaries

Freakonomics Seminar At Crooked Timber

Lynne Kiesling On Monday Crooked Timber hosted a seminar with Steven Levitt on Freakonomics, all of which made for an interesting read. Kieran Healy, John Quiggin, Henry Farrell, Tyler Cowen, and Tim Harford discussing various aspects of Freakonomics specifically and Levitt’s work more generally. My favorite quote, from Levitt’s reponse: I just canít get away … More Freakonomics Seminar At Crooked TimberMore Freakonomics Seminar At Crooked Timber