Category: aesthetics

It’s concerns both perception and judgement. It’s is not logic or ethics.

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Marcella! A Review of Amarcord

This one is a memoir, rather than a cookbook.  It’s full of detailed information: places, times,  details about food and preparation and teaching and publishing — and marriage.  There’s a particularly memorable contrast between...

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Field Green: Book Review

It must be a memoir.  A reader —  or a fact-checker — could challenge any number of things, especially names, including the name of the author.  But there can be no doubt about the...

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Needing a Translator

We’d been skyping for months, both really enjoying it, I think — my husband kept noticing how much laughter was coming from the room where the really big computer lives. I was translating Lambert’s...

The Gospel of Goodlands

Maybe we’re all searching for good news these days, whether consciously or not, but I thought this was so good on so many levels that I wanted to, well, just vote “yes,” I guess,...

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I am a digital immigrant

I only heard of the term “digital immigrant” a few days ago and would like to pay my rather belated respects to Marc Prensky, who, in 2001, coined the terms “native” and “immigrant” to...

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Who do you think you are?

Lambert Wiesing, the only practicing phenomenologist I know, just published a book about the perception of self (Ich für mich). It’s a difficult argument, as you might expect.  It turns out that proper philosophers have simply never...