Monthly Archives: September 2009

There are nice-looking donkeys …

… and then there are the beautiful ones:

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Nature’s reclamation

The canal running behind my home is now closed forever, due to the tragic collapse this summer. But nature is finding new uses for it.

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Oxford philosophical report, part 2

Graham Parkes, author of Composing the Soul (perhaps my favorite book on Nz), presented what was to me easily the best address of the conference. The first half of his presentation was a discussion of the links between Nz and … Continue reading

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Oxford conference: philosophical report, part 1

I thought I’d share some of my impressions of some of the papers I attended. The conference featured seven plenary addresses, which everyone attended, and three groups of concurrent session. I’ve recounted now, and I guess I only heard 16 … Continue reading

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Oxford: the video

The soundtrack, by the way, is an old 78 of Jelly Roll Morton and His Red Hot Peppers, with the great, growling Bubber Miley on horn.

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All OK in the UK

More than ok, in fact: simply freaking awesome is more like it. This was my first trip to the UK, and as I told several people there, my impression is that the sun always shines and people know a helluva … Continue reading

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What’s been going on?

It appears I haven’t posted in about a month. What’s up? Well, a cluster of little things. There’s been painting the house, the kids starting school, me starting teaching, etc. I have been rewriting a paper on Nietzsche for the … Continue reading

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