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
The interview is posted on The Leather Library blog. Check it out! (UPDATE: The Leather LIbrary no longer exists. I have learned my lesson.) This is a follow up to a review I posted a little while ago.
I am excited to announce an upcoming blog-sized interview with Rebecca Goldstein. I posted a draft on the Leather Library (UPDATE: no longer exists) and it's on its way. She was so kind as to answer my questions very thoughtfully and I can't wait to share her responses! Check out her book, Plato at the Googleplex, and my … Continue reading Coming Soon: Interview with Rebecca Goldstein
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
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?