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In Awe of Art: Plato and Poetry

In the Republic, Plato argues that an education in poetry or art more broadly understood is essential to the education of children. In one of my favourite passages, he says that we must "seek out craftsmen who are by nature... Continue Reading →

On Forgiveness and Letting Go: T.S. Eliot’s “Little Gidding”

I have a terrible memory for some things. ¬†I can watch whole movies without remembering that I have already seen them. I don't remember the names of causal acquaintances, and¬†lots of times I can't remember the names of my immediate... Continue Reading →

Remind me again of why I love you…

From the Greek, philosophy means the love of or desire for wisdom.   So when you think about it, philosophy is a pretty romantic gig. Like dating someone you actually like and want to know better. Except in this instance,... Continue Reading →

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