February 15, 2016
Inspiring someone is not the same as accomplishing something.
December 31, 2015
What is it like to be a parent the day, the year, or the decade after your child murders at Columbine?
December 14, 2015
Despite its linguistic precision, despite its profound role in educating and motivating the imagination, poetry was the great blind spot of the twentieth-century philosophers.
November 17, 2015
We are nationalists much more than we are patriots and that is a problem.
November 16, 2015
The gun-toting Christian capitalism of Fox news is not the same as Martin Luther King’s pacifist Baptism. It’s just not.
November 9, 2015
In Plato’s time, men taught boys with the hope that they would become sexual partners. Advanced education was intertwined with courtship.
October 12, 2015
How do you separate text from the meaning of the words it communicates?