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It would, moreover, be interesting to psychologize some historical psychologists.

From Pierre Hadot’s The Inner Citadel: The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius (pg 257, translation of  La Citadelle Intérieure. Introduction aux Pensées de Marc Aurèle).  Hadot in his writing – and even more so in the little I’ve read of his personal side – was typically as gentle and easygoing as befits a former priest turned scholar of Greek and Roman philosophy as lived philosophy.   151 more words

The Side View Published

Cosmos and History has published ahead of schedule my essay “The Side View: Hadot and Sloterdijk on the Practice of Philosophy.”

You can read it online… 23 more words


Article forthcoming in Cosmos & History

I’ve just received word that the online journal Cosmos and History will soon publish an article I completed on the work of Pierre Hadot and Peter Sloterdijk. 281 more words


Practices of Perception

In my dissertation summary, I linked the works of Evan Thompson, Pierre Hadot, Peter Sloterdijk, and Michel Foucault in terms of each philosopher’s emphasis on what we could call skills of perception and action, each suggesting a view of philosophy as practice. 546 more words


Intertextuality and Philosophy (Not) as a Way of Life

Ran across an example of Gregory re-using old material in a new context. This case is particularly interesting because the first example comes from one of his earliest works written in 362 during his (first) flight, while the second is usually dated during his time in Constantinople, around 380. 599 more words


Spaces of Freedom

It’s been just over a year since I posted anything new here, but that’s not for lack of study or engagement on my part. Work—both intellectual and vocational—continues apace. 1,361 more words