In my efforts to teach my students what communitarianism is about, we read Charles Taylor and his case for identity beyond economics and his defence (a cautious one, to be sure) of why Quebec might be quite justified in maintaining some rather illiberal (and possibly economically costly) policies in the preservation of a distinct culture. This is to students who’ve never read The Hockey Sweater so it takes some time.

Did not know Indiana produced syrup!

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Sep 29·edited Sep 29

In what [I] hope if a fun bit of promotion, the oldest continually operated English language book shop in Quebec is owned and operated by friends of mine: https://www.argobookshop.ca/

And less in the bookstore domain, but it's been intellectually interesting to hear from residents about some of the Quebec policy choices and their effects in various realms.

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