Joseph Morsel | 06.10.2016
The ongoing debate among « orthodox » and « heterodox » economists, in which the latter's positions were branded an « economic negationism », is also an opportunity to recall, from afar and more broadly, the scientific requirement to dismiss the dominant paradigms, the delusional nature of an epistemological gap between exact and social sciences, and the imperative need to distinguish between scientific and academic issues ; which implies to consider not only that the debate is morally and [...]
Pour une histoire de l’appartenance médiévale au village ou à la ville.
Joseph Morsel | 11.11.2014
This paper aims to give account of a specific transformation that the medieval society underwent: the formation of what will be called here “communities of installed people”. The expression refers to the progressive establishment in Western Europe, from the 11th and 12th centuries onward, of forms of social belonging that define a collective identity based on a certain relationship to space and time. This installation leads to an “exoregulated” set of inhabiting, producing and moving practices inside a polarized [...]