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Climacus to his Readers or: How Philosophy Is Like the Weather in Alabama

From “A Satisfaction to Note,” the opening preface to Kierkegaard’s Johannes Climacus, sometimes called De Omnibus Dubitandem Est: Someone who supposes that philosophy has never in the world been so near to solving its problems (to explaining all secrets) as now, … Continue reading

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From Faulkner’s South

I recently decided to indulge myself by rereading Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom! It’s been that kind of holiday, I guess. Anyway, I wanted to post a great moment early in the text in which Faulkner’s gifts for pinpointing and diagnosing the … Continue reading

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