I thank you for the lovely and thoughtful review of Plato at the Googleplex. I'm under a lot of time pressure right now, but I couldn't avoid answering your thoughtful questions. Please forgive the inadequacy of the too-brief answers. —Sincerely, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein
Plato at the Googleplex
Book Review: Plato at the Googleplex
When my friend told me she heard on NPR that there was a new book out in which “some female philosopher” resurrects the voice of Plato to address today's moral issues, I took a wild guess as to the author: Rebecca Goldstein. Maybe the guess wasn’t so wild. I had read The Mind-Body Problem and … Continue reading Book Review: Plato at the Googleplex
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?