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Great Course — Nietzsche

It’s been a while since my last post, I’ve been busy/lazy, blah blah blah. I recently finished listening to a great course on Friedrich Nietzsche on Audible. I really enjoyed the lectures and found both professors to be wonderful. It … Continue reading

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Nov. 29 Recap

This week hasn’t been that busy, it should’ve been busy but I put too much stuff off (including this blog). My recaps will have a common theme for a few weeks as I’m listening to an audible series of lectures … Continue reading

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Objectively Living

Well I’ve changed my reading plan. The anthology simply didn’t resonate with me at this point, I read the introduction and felt that it was a bit sterile. So I decided to re-read a chapter of Nagel’s The View From … Continue reading

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Nov. 5 Recap

So this is a bit embarrassing, but I’ve hardly read anything outside of school this past week. Of course, there’s a news article here and there, but I really haven’t done a good job of utilizing my free time when … Continue reading

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Oct. 29 Update and Site Organization

Well, this is a bit overdue. In an effort to make myself stay up to date with this blog and develop posting habits, I’ve decided to set down some ground rules. On the weekends, I’m going to give a quick … Continue reading

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Philosophy as a Way of Life

Many philosophers have pointed out (Anscombe, Williams, etc.) that there’s a considerable disparity between ancient and modern works on ethics. Our modern conception of morality, as a system of obligatory interpersonal norms, is entirely foreign to ancient texts. For the … Continue reading

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