My lecture on Aristotle’s POETICS

Recently I had the great privilege of delivering a lecture at my alma mater, St. John’s College, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, as part of the Dean’s Lecture Series. The title of my lecture was “Exploring Aristotle’s Poetics through the eyes of a...
The dangers of safe spaces

The dangers of safe spaces

“Instead of clearing his own heart, the zealot tries to clear the world.”-Joseph Campbell In the past few weeks, the pendulum swing of political correctness–a movement that began decades ago as a backlash against entrenched prejudice and general...

Jobs for Philosophers

If you’re a philosopher and you need a job, why, have I got the website for you! Spoiler: it’s all teaching jobs. If you want to be a philosopher, either you’d better have a high tolerance for academia, or you’d better learn a practical trade...