Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/10/13

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Subject: Re: [Leica] do your homework, please!
From: Aaron Ruby <>
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 1999 17:07:32 -0400

Erwin Puts wrote:

> The current French philosophers are masters in the art of naive
> nonsensical  discourse based on hardly or falsely understood modern
> science.   Read the book by Socal and Bricmont.

While you're bashing current continental philosophy with the grand strokes of
casual generalization and recommending Impostures Intellectuelles, you might want
to note that the NYU physicist who coauthored the book and wrote the article in
Social Text which inspired it is Alan Sokal, spelled with a 'k' not a 'c'.