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Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith
Dr Andrew W M Smith is a teaching fellow in early modern history at UCL. He is currently working on a book about a group labelled the 'Wine Terrorists' by Southern French police.

Of Counter-Factuals and Contingency

“But when fundamentals are doubted, as at present, we must try to recover the candour and wonder of the child; the unspoilt realism of and objectivity of innocence. Or, if we cannot do that, we must try at least to shake off the cloud of mere custom and see the thing as new, if only by seeing it as unnatural.” …

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