Monday, June 02, 2008
Romano, Carlin. "Boss Nova." CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION June 6, 2008.
Roberto Mangabeira Unger is not the first philosopher to snare, so to speak, a state office of his own, or a fancy car and driver. Plato advised Dionysius the Younger of Syracuse. Hume served as an undersecretary of state. Leibniz did a stint as an imperial privy councilor in Vienna. Nobody says philosophers can't get their hands dirty in politics. . . . Read the rest here: http://chronicle.com/free/v54/i39/39b00601.htm.