Monthly Archives: August 2011

Charles Spinosa responds

Charles Spinosa was kind enough to reply at length to my last post here . There still seems to be some mutual incomprehension, no doubt due to a lack of clarity on my part. I will respond later, and remain … Continue reading

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Response to Charles Spinosa: Intellectual Biography 1

Charles, I’m sorry to have taken so much time, but I was thrown into perplexity by your comments. Your description of your approach to philosophical problems is so clear, concise, elegant that I would have liked to be able to … Continue reading

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ALL THINGS SHINING, EXEMPLE 1: Wesley Autrey, le héros du métro

Le premier chapitre commence avec la description d’un fait divers impressionant. Un jeune homme, sous l’emprise d’une crise épileptique, est tombé sur les rails du métro new yorkais, alors qu’un train arrivait. Un témoin de l’incident, Wesley Autrey, au péril … Continue reading

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Review: One Year Later

I began this blog one year ago to share my reading and reflections, to complement and extend my intellectual dialogue. I was able to get into a conversation with various people wanting to discuss the book ALL THINGS SHINING , … Continue reading

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Review: All Things Shining: Reading the Western Classics to Find Meaning in a Secular Age

All Things Shining: Reading the Western Classics to Find Meaning in a Secular Age by Hubert L. Dreyfus My rating: 4 of 5 stars The book is an ambitious one, it aims at helping us to find meaning in our … Continue reading

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ALL THINGS SHINING: La Préambule

ATS commence avec une page en préambule qui énonce clairement leur vision du mauvais prédicament du monde: “Le monde nous chaut moins que jadis. Les vies chargées d’intensité et de sens menées par les grecs homériques et la grande hiérarchie … Continue reading

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Bilan: un an après

J’ai créé ce blog il y a un an pour partager mes lectures et mes réflexions, pour “compléter et élargir mon dialogue intellectuel“. J’ai pu nouer la discussion avec des interlocuteurs désirant discuter le livre ALL THINGS SHINING, surtout sur … Continue reading

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