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A year old but no less amusing. Saul Kripke resigned yesterday from his position as Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the CUNY Graduate Center. While similar allegations have been circulating in unpublished form for years, a team of philosophers from Oxford University has just released a damning report claiming that they were systematically unable to…
Here is a documentary film John Kennedy Toole: the omega point freely available to view. The subject matter, the greatest American novel of the 20th Century putting Toole (IMHO) up there with novelists of the order of Kafka, Musil, and Mann – and that based on one work alone. Here is the excellent blog run by JKT’s…
When I was in school, I cheated on my metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me. Woody Allen (armchair philosopher) Thanks to Joel Parthemore for this gem.
This from the latest issue of The New Yorker – I assume an allusion to the Hollywood writer’s strike.