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This New York Times Stone column calls attention to style in the analytic tradition. Earlier today, without consciously making the connection, I alluded to Aristotle's wonderful line: "Anyone who either cannot lead the common life or is so self-sufficient as not to need to, and therefore does not partake of... Continue »
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In 1926 Otto Neurath, writing of the Bauhaus movement and its aspiration to transform social and individual life, argues that the key to the success of the Bauhaus movement, the promise it holds out of entering “the promised land,” will be assured if only we “will seize upon the formation... Continue »
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A moving piece by Zaretsky (author of The Philosophers’ Quarrel: Hume, Rousseau and the Limits of Human Understanding) at the NYTimes HERE. It really is in some ways redemptive when philosophical and moral praiseworthiness inhabit the same person. I can't help but to feel that (to a small, defeasible extent)... Continue »