Monthly Archives: September 2020

Book Matters

Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius by Ray Monk Good biographies of philosophers are a rarity.  The reason is that philosophers, more than other people, take ideas and the whole realm of thought terribly seriously.  Just as we would expect … Continue reading

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How A Woman Can Be Liberated

How A Woman Can Be Liberated When I started this column a few years ago, I vowed not to give advice.  I even put that in our subtitle: “The Non-Advice Column.”  So why am I about to give some?  Well, … Continue reading

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Virtue Epistemology and Feeling Normal

Virtue Epistemology and Feeling Normal I’ve got a funny feeling this is not a trendy topic. Oh well. Here goes. Epistemology, the logos of episteme, is philosophy’s term for theory (or theories) of knowledge.  In modern times (that is, from … Continue reading

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