This blog has not been regularly maintained for three years. Rather than simply updating and resuming posting, I have started a
, to coincide with our shiny new year, 2016. NEW BLOG, Exocentrist2
This new blog will rely on my own writings, musings, and critiques, and not on external content. If this interests you, please visit the new site at:
I’d be delighted to have your visit!
Philosophers love to quote Socrates: “The unexamined life is not worth living.”
My ex-colleague, Alphonso Lingis (google him!) said it should be added that
“The unlived life is not worth examining.”
The past few weeks have been fun, but please consider this blog closed, and have a good year!
This transcends all theorizing, and I will never stop listening to it, so long as I can. Mastery. Comme un dieu.
Errol Morris: The Thinking Man’s Detective | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian Magazine.
Errol Morris is by far the most brilliant of documentary filmmakers of the past decades (though Frederick Wiseman runs him a good race!) For me, this is a happy conjuncture: Morris talking about a major philosopher, Kuhn, and a touch of violence (a thrown ashtray at Princeton!) Enjoy…