Monthly Archives: February 2010

Talking at BYU

I visited BYU on Thursday, spoke to their Philosophy Club on “Hume, Kant, and Ultimate Reality,” and spoke to their faculty about the reality of individuals in Spinoza. I had a great time, and was happy to build upon the … Continue reading

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Truth in philosophy

Truth in philosophy, though not to be despaired of, is so complex and many-sided, so multi-faced, that any philosopher’s work, if it is to have any unity and coherence, must at best emphasize some aspects of the truth, to the … Continue reading

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Interpreting Spinoza now in paperback

… and a handsome volume it is. I updated the amazon link on the right.

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Well, I made it

The University of Utah graciously invited me to try once again to lecture on Nietzsche without fainting. (See the story of my earlier failure here.) So yesterday I visited their campus, lectured to my friend’s existentialism class, and managed to … Continue reading

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Mother’s children

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Theoretical constraint

“[That the universe is spatiotemporal in its fundamental nature] is in doubt in present-day physics and cosmology…. Note that if temporality goes, i.e. not just spacetime but temporality in any form, then experience also goes, given that experience requires time. … Continue reading

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