I wrote a post on Sam Harris earlier, but here is my article published on The Leather Library expressing my views on the "fatal flaw" in Sam Harris' book, The Moral Landscape: How Science Determines Human Values. I really won't say too much here (this will be my first short post, yay! But if I keep … Continue reading Sam Harris: The Is/Ought Distinction
I noticed a lot of people "liked" my last post, but didn't respond. So I thought perhaps it wasn't fair of me to ask such ridiculously hard questions without breezily answering them myself. I wonder if you will come back again after you get to know me? This is feeling like a first date. How … Continue reading My Philosophy
My interview with Luke Slattery on his book Reclaiming Epicurus is now published on the Leather Library. Go here to find out more about the philosophy of pleasure...it's probably not what you think.
At Millie Ho's blog we find her novel summarized in 10 sentences. I've taken on the challenge. It's a great way to figure out what to say at cocktail parties when you know you've got to make it quick because people are only asking about your novel to be nice. PHILOSOPHER KING Philosopher King is … Continue reading My Novel is About…Elevator Tag Line
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