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Stove’s On Enlightenment

Ever the delicious philosophical provocateur David Stove has his book On Enlightenment freely available online (not posted by me gov!). My chum Andrew Irvine is the editor. Mention Stove in class or in a paper (assuming that there are those who have heard of him) and you’ll probably be sent to the gulag.   Andrew…

David Stove

Died on this day in 1994. A sure-fire way to wind up your colleagues on “plantation regressive” is to leave this book in plain sight or, for that matter, any Stove book would do the trick. If you like a cracking no-holds-barred philosophical polemic then Stove is the man for you (Stove might well have been the most…

David Stove

I know that I may well cop a lot of flack disclosing that I’m a fan of David Stove. One colleague called Stove the worst curmudgeon he’d ever come across, a writer that had the ability to rub many constituencies up the wrong way. Be that as it may, I find Stove a great writer…