Stoic dogma

A recent piece in The New York Review of Books (“Lovers of Wisdom,” Jim Holt, July 19, 2018), reviewing a new translation of Diogenes Laertius’ Lives of the Eminent Philosophers, notes that Hegel and Nietzsche had opposing views of whether descriptions of philosophers’ daily lives were noteworthy. Hegel thought that how a philosopher lived was…

Starting a blog: One topic or many?

So you're thinking about starting a blog. Fantastic! Many bloggers say starting a blog is the best thing they've ever done. It gives you a sense of purpose, an outlet, and something on which to focus your thoughts during downtime. It might feel as though you don’t have any time for it, but consider all of…