Bestowing Infinite Pains on Discovering What Actually Happened

In his much quoted critique of medieval historiography, R.J. Collingwood noted that historians, ... in their anxiety to detect the general plan of history, and their belief that this plan was God's and not man's, they tended to look for…

Drezner Picks on Historians

Thanks to Dan Drezner for exposing Tom Coburn's ridiculous initiative to cut National Science Foundation money to political science... except in Drezner's nightmare vision of a world without political science funding, historians would be one of the few remaining sources, along…

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