Archive for the ‘Linkage’ Category

Fools Rush In

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

I rashly sent a note off to Bill Vallicella of the Maverick Philosopher blog yesterday; and evidently he found it stimulating. I am playing out of my league, here; but his response to my note is on his blog. (I have to thank him for his courtesy to a philosophical newbie.)

Aquinas: A Beginner’s Guide

Monday, October 26th, 2009

I’ve just posted a tolerably brief and shallow review of Edward Feser’s new book, Aquinas: A Beginner’s Guide over at the Foothills. Nutshell version: I liked it.

Counting Coup and the Virtue of Courage

Sunday, September 6th, 2009

Life’s Private Book has a post on the changes in the lives of the Crow indians as they moved onto the reservation, when their traditional way of life no longer made any sense. He contrasts the Crow notion of courage with Aristotle’s…and explains why Western civilian has been able to survive so much change. Fascinating.