Implications of Non-Conceptualism: The Existential Counterpunch.

Thinking For A Living: A Philosopher’s Notebook (Second Series, Installment 3) PREVIOUS INSTALLMENTS IN THE SECOND SERIES #2: The incoherence of public philosophy, and what can be done about it. #1: What is “the debate about non-conceptual content,” and why does it matter so damned much? The Omnibus Edition contains the nineteen installments of the … [continue reading]

The Incoherence of Public Philosophy, and What Can Be Done About It.

Thinking For A Living: A Philosopher’s Notebook (Second Series, Installment 2) PREVIOUS INSTALLMENTS IN THE SECOND SERIES #1: What is “the debate about non-conceptual content,” and why does it matter so damned much? The Omnibus Edition contains the nineteen installments of the First Series of THINKING FOR A LIVING, revised and collected into a single … [continue reading]

Reality.

Reality … You’re confusing me I trusted you I believed in you Reality you’re betraying me why can’t we be the way we used to be Reality you’re like a brother to me, always something dear to me A friend in need a friend in deed and now you say you’re going to leave me? … [continue reading]

What Is “The Debate About Non-Conceptual Content,” And Why Does It Matter So Damned Much?

Thinking For A Living: A Philosopher’s Notebook (Second Series, Installment 1) The Omnibus Edition contains the nineteen installments of the First Series of THINKING FOR A LIVING, revised and collected into a single volume, as a downloadable .pdf for universal free sharing– THE FIRST SERIES #19: The incoherence and impossibility of personal immortality. #18: A … [continue reading]

Philosophy Ripped From The Headlines!, Issue #17, 1 (February 2019): Animal Consciousness, Animal Pain, and Our Moral Obligations.

Philosophy Ripped From The Headlines! is delivered online in (occasionally discontinuous) weekly installments, month by month. Its aim is to inspire critical, reflective, synoptic thinking and discussion about contemporary issues–in short, public philosophizing in the broadest possible, everyday sense. Every installment contains (1) excerpts from one or more articles, or one or more complete articles, … [continue reading]

Hazel Barnes’s “Self-Encounter: A Study in Existentialism,” Episode 3: To Leap Or Not To Leap.

I.  Introduction by Z Hazel Barnes was an American philosopher, the first translator of Sartre’s L’être et le néant, aka Being and Nothingness, into English, and the author of seven original books in Existentialist philosophy, including The Literature of Possibility: A Study in Humanistic Existentialism (1959) and An Existentialist Ethics (1967). In The Literature of … [continue reading]

Hazel Barnes’s “Self-Encounter: A Study in Existentialism,” Episode 2: The Far Side of Despair.

I.  Introduction by Z Hazel Barnes was an American philosopher, the first translator of Sartre’s L’être et le néant, aka Being and Nothingness, into English, and the author of seven original books in Existentialist philosophy, including The Literature of Possibility: A Study in Humanistic Existentialism (1959) and An Existentialist Ethics (1967). In The Literature of … [continue reading]