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Get a free copy of my review of Ian Hodder’s Entangled

Just follow this link. The first 50 will be able to download a free full-text version of my recent review of Ian Hodder’s Entangled.

Criticism

One thing I dislike about the academia is the obsession with criticism, especially the form it mainly takes inside classrooms where we are expected to hone our verbal skills. This kind of sophistic criticism is usually motivated by discovering the

Criticism

One thing I dislike about the academia is the obsession with criticism, especially the form it mainly takes inside classrooms where we are expected to hone our verbal skills. This kind of sophistic criticism is usually motivated by discovering the

New things

As you can see, the blog has a new layout. The old template was ancient and did not allow for any degree of customization. Also, http://www.markomarila.fi is now up and running. There really is not much to see there yet,

New things

As you can see, the blog has a new layout. The old template was ancient and did not allow for any degree of customization. Also, http://www.markomarila.fi is now up and running. There really is not much to see there yet,

The many stages of writing a paper

A while ago I wrote about the scientific paper misrepresenting the nature of the scientific process. Below is a link to a time-lapse video that attempts to convey the processual nature of writing a paper, although it doesn’t deal with

The many stages of writing a paper

A while ago I wrote about the scientific paper misrepresenting the nature of the scientific process. Below is a link to a time-lapse video that attempts to convey the processual nature of writing a paper, although it doesn’t deal with

Ruin aesthetics (modern ruins)

The purpose of this post is only to mention that recently I wrote a short piece on ruin aesthetics on my other blog (the one that gets two hits per month instead of the six that this blog enjoys) where

Ruin aesthetics (modern ruins)

The purpose of this post is only to mention that recently I wrote a short piece on ruin aesthetics on my other blog (the one that gets two hits per month instead of the six that this blog enjoys) where

Hipsters

It seems that one of the philosophers I read, Graham Harman, recently had an unpleasant encounter with a hipster. I have on many occasion thought about the same thing: why are hipsters (and let’s not get caught in semantics here, by

Hipsters

It seems that one of the philosophers I read, Graham Harman, recently had an unpleasant encounter with a hipster. I have on many occasion thought about the same thing: why are hipsters (and let’s not get caught in semantics here, by

Blogs

I seem to have too much time on my hands. That is usually the case when I post entries on this blog on consecutive days. I thought I would just like to share some of the blogs I follow. They

Blogs

I seem to have too much time on my hands. That is usually the case when I post entries on this blog on consecutive days. I thought I would just like to share some of the blogs I follow. They

Summer is coming…

I’ve spent the last six months teaching courses in archaeology at the University of Helsinki. This will all change when I will really start concentrating on my doctoral thesis starting June 1st. I was fortunate to receive a one year

Summer is coming…

I’ve spent the last six months teaching courses in archaeology at the University of Helsinki. This will all change when I will really start concentrating on my doctoral thesis starting June 1st. I was fortunate to receive a one year

Intuition and Frequency

As may have become clear, the Peircean idea of intuition is central for my doctoral thesis. Now, check out these books: Intuition and Frequency. It may look like I found these books by Googling the terms ‘Peirce’ and ‘intuition’. Well,

Intuition and Frequency

As may have become clear, the Peircean idea of intuition is central for my doctoral thesis. Now, check out these books: Intuition and Frequency. It may look like I found these books by Googling the terms ‘Peirce’ and ‘intuition’. Well,

Songs with equine metaphors

This week I came across yet another song with a metaphor related to horses. This is the Finnish rap artist Lord Est with ‘Hellä Ori’ (Gentle stud/stallion).   One of my favorites is still ‘Feed the Horse’ by Fagget Fairys.

Songs with equine metaphors

This week I came across yet another song with a metaphor related to horses. This is the Finnish rap artist Lord Est with ‘Hellä Ori’ (Gentle stud/stallion).   One of my favorites is still ‘Feed the Horse’ by Fagget Fairys.