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Is There Such a Thing as “Western Culture”?

Like probably most adults my age, I’ve thought about world history for years in terms of abstractions like “Judaeo-Christian culture” and “Greco-Roman culture” and “Western culture.”  Recently I’ve encountered arguments that such talk not only vastly oversimplifies the fantastically rich tapestry of history, but also underwrites a good bit of intellectual sloppiness on the part […]