Tag Archives: Anton Chekhov

How Many Metaphysicians Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb?

Only one, if he can experience it from the inside. (If you read Bergson last week, you got the joke.) It’s still Tuesday here in the Central time zone, so I’m going to claim success this week in continuing to … Continue reading

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The Fundamental Human Right to . . . Join a Union?

The records keep falling here at the Western Tradition on our Great Books Project. This week we’ll pass the 7,500-page mark. Are you ready?  Here are the readings for the upcoming week: Preface to Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman … Continue reading

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