Here is the poetic argument I continue to meditate upon and revise each morning:
In solitude, there is silence.
In silence, there is wide hearing. 33 more words
Aleksandra and I have recently completed the book design for Awakening to Philosophical Life: Essays Personal and Impersonal (March 2014). Consisting of personal essays which connect the particular to the general, the personal to the exemplary, the philosopher with his time, the book seeks to show one path of awakening to philosophical life. 76 more words
Aleksandra and I are learning–in the words of the literary critic Eric Wasserman–a ‘subtler language.’ In this design, the colors and textures are softer and subtler, the overall design is simpler. 117 more words
The Book of Job made greater sense to me as I was having a philosophical conversation with a Nordic man the other day. About two years ago, this man, who had hitherto been stout and robust with a wife and two young children, learned that he had a heart condition. 695 more words
This reflection, springing from this morning’s philosophical conversation, is an attempt to iron out the transition out of hedonism. Because the transition was not as clear as I would have liked, I seek to clarify it in the following. 816 more words
The screen shot included below is an example of philosophical portraiture by Aleksandra Marcella Lauro. Philosophical portraiture is concerned with the project of self-cultivation–specifically, with how one comes into contact with what is higher. 100 more words