Submission

This post is a little break from phenomenology and AI, but one I've been meaning to write for some time now. I read this novel, Submission, by Michel Houellebecq, without knowing much about the author or the controversy surrounding it...I did this on purpose. I wanted to read it on its own merits, then do … Continue reading Submission

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More Than a Book Review: Reclaiming Epicurus…and Random Encounters at the Bus Stop…and Delightful Epicurean Feasts

I met Luke Slattery by chance in Catania, Sicily, just outside the airport. Being Sicily, buses were running late, and we were anxious and tired. Luke asked if we knew which bus to take to get to Siracusa. Apparently we didn’t look as lost as we were. Even though he had just come off a … Continue reading More Than a Book Review: Reclaiming Epicurus…and Random Encounters at the Bus Stop…and Delightful Epicurean Feasts