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Morning Ruminations

My books I’d fain cast off, I cannot read,

‘Twixt every page my thoughts go stray at large

Down in the meadow, where is richer feed, 936 more words

Art Studio

The world outside our heads

Matthew Crawford’s new book, THE WORLD BEYOND YOUR HEAD: On Becoming an Individual in an Age of Distraction, is a good follow-up to Taylor’s… 753 more words

Books

On Marriage, Wages, and Immanuel Kant

The Gay Marriage Case against the Minimum Wage

I came across the previous article browsing through my Facebook newsfeed today, and while the article is not openly advocating for any sort of return to the pre-minimum wage days, it does raise the possibility, and it does so with a provocative claim which frames the whole article. 2,184 more words

Current Events

Monarchy and the Fight for Freedom

by Guy Walker

Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush are leading most polls these days. And news broadcasters are already discussing with what seems to be a real interest in the banality of it all, sitting around their florescent roundtables, candidly sipping their coffee in between the great points they make on whether or not Hillary’s blue suit was an intenerate attempt of the spectacle to attract the male subconscious, or if it was just something she put on. 1,866 more words

Current Events

Kant's Transcendental Idealism: A Hopeless Case?

George P. Simmonds
Oxford Brookes University

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ABSTRACT: The interpretive mayhem engendered by Immanuel Kant’s Critique has, in the space of two centuries, yet to provide a standard or altogether encompassing exegesis of transcendental idealism, a theory which on all counts lies at the very heart of Kantian philosophy. 2,549 more words

Metaphysics

Kantian Newman

In chapter five of his Apologia, Newman writes,

If I looked into a mirror, and did not see my face, I should have the sort of feeling which actually comes upon me, when I look into this living busy world, and see no reflexion of its Creator.

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John Henry Newman

The Judgment of Men

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The hardest thing to learn is when to stop.
There’s no shame in not finishing.
There are other books.
Other adventures.
Other knowledge.

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