The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato. –A.N. Whitehead– Alfred North Whitehead, Process and Reality, Gifford Lectures 1927-28, New York: The Free Press, 1973. Internet Archive, accessed… Read More ›
So … what did you do? I broke the Law of the Excluded Middle.
Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan, Part I, Chapter XIII, 3. (p 122)
Saturday Morning Pam-toons. “The universities of the West, the lights that illumined the (so-called) Dark Ages.”(Hugh Graham)
It is for us as it was for the Irish Monks of the early medieval period, to carry the embers is to risk burning one’s hands. —Pam, 2021 *Pencil and pencil crayon drawing. For a quick overview of the contribution… Read More ›
You’ve surely had that experience where you’ve set down your keys, or a phone number, or a bank card but can’t remember where. You turn your pockets inside out, rifle through the cushions on the sofa, search the crevices of… Read More ›
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Lately I’ve been troubled by laughing-at-stupid-people infotainment, especially in partisan news media, and on both sides of the political spectrum. I’d like to watch a broadcast that doesn’t devolve into some version of nanny-nanny-poo-poo-you-have-stinky-pants. That the frowning anchor wears a suit… Read More ›
The Assumption(s) of the Soulless Shoes David Hume noted,