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
New Philosophical Friends
What a great way to be welcomed into the world of blogging. I'm happy to announce I've signed on as contributing editor and writer for the The Leather Library and The Diogenes Society. Come check it out! There's philosophy talk, there's science talk, there's bourbon and cigar talk. There's even Lord of the Rings talk…new post … Continue reading New Philosophical Friends
Does Philosophy Matter?
Okay so the question beckons a philosophical point of view to answer it, which makes it undermine itself. But let's not go there. And I don't mean to write a self-congratulatory post about how important philosophy is, even though no one knows it. That's also a downward spiral. I ask this question even … Continue reading Does Philosophy Matter?