Posted on January 19, 2022
In technical terms, pretty much any PhD graduate leaves Plato in the dust. On the other hand, the Republic is a book I actually want to read.
Posted on December 15, 2021
When false reverence is rampant, renewed calls to reverence risk exacerbating the problem. Sometimes what’s needed is for someone to step in boldly and take the piss.
Posted on November 16, 2021
The questions prod respondents to think about philosophy in a certain way that many people—the authors presumably included—so take for granted that they don’t even notice that there’s prodding going on.
Posted on October 18, 2021
On a recent reading of the Analects, it struck me that Confucius has a lot in common with Don Quixote.