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Cohn Zohn

Lowell Cohn's pertinent and impertinent take on sports

A philosopher discusses Lance Armstrong and the culture of lying

Many decades ago when I was a graduate student in the Stanford English Department, I met and shared an office with another English graduate student, Bill Gairdner. He is five years older than I am and in many ways has been a big brother to me. He was a decathlete, the best in Canada and one of the best in the world and he competed in the 1964 Olympics. Now, he is a political philosopher coming at political issues from… Read More »