About Daniel Koffler
Daniel Koffler is a Clarendon Scholar and graduate student in philosophy at the University of Oxford.
I want to underscore Josh's comments about Bernard Lewis' sinister complacency on the question of the Armenian genocide. Josh helpfully mentions the heroic campaign of Raphael Lemkin, the inventor of the term ‘genocide', to install the concept into international law. … Read More
Taking Joe Lieberman to task for some unfounded swipes at Democrats in the Financial Times, Matt Yglesias complains that Lieberman's interpretation of the history of liberal internationalism "is really insipid." Now look, I'm not trying to pick on anyone, and … Read More
It's mildly amusing to see Andrew Sullivan mournfully assert, in the context of discussing National Review's increasingly tight editorial embrace of unlimited executive authority, that the magazine has abandoned the principles of William F. Buckley Jr., considering that a … Read More
This Matt Yglesias post about the BBC's rather helpful pronunciation strike force gives me the opportunity for a linguistic kvetch that's been on my mind ever since the accession of Iran's lovable president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Namely, the conventional pronunciation of … Read More