Month: October 2020

Blackwell's Philosophy in the Bookshop
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Being and Existence

Finding a Place Called Home

While recently finishing the intriguing book Galileo’s Error by Philip Goff, I was reminded of an interview with the author and Philip Pullman as part of the Philosophy in the Bookshop series hosted by Nigel Warburton. This monthly event takes place in the Norrington Room at Blackwell’s Bookshop in Oxford, England.  While watching the YouTube video, […]

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Jean-Paul Sartre Working
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Being and Existence
How To Live

Freedom and Responsibility (and Donuts) According to Jean-Paul Sartre

When I was growing up, a common refrain heard on the elementary school playground was: “I can do what I want. It’s a free county.” This was a frustrating argument my fourth grade brain knew on some level was not true, yet it was used to justify all kinds of nefarious school yard abuses.  “It’s […]

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