Method and Evidence in The Egalitarian Sublime: From Microhistory to Microcritique (following Carlo Ginzburg)

I’ve uploaded this edited extract from The Egalitarian Sublime (2019) to give a sense of the method I used in that book. Microhistory, and Carlo Ginzburg’s work in particular, helped me develop the method of microcritique, designed to cover the vast field of the sublime without reducing it to a…

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Cull the One Percent

Cull the one percent (a suggested process against inequality) ‘Under the Company’s beneficent influence, our customs are now steeped in chance.’ With the recent report from Oxfam confirming the obscene and growing inequalities of our current societies, I wonder whether it is time to institute a solution inspired by Borges’s…

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