Robert Rubin, Philosophe

If you have ingested some bad seafood and are looking for a quick emetic, you cannot do better than Robert Rubin’s April 30 op-ed piece in the Times, in which Rubin explains how the study of philosophy under Professor Raphael Demos prepared him for a successful career in finance and then in government. Isn’t that nice? Read it for yourself. This little essay is a classic case of image-polishing masquerading as deep reflection, by a man who personified the [...]