Marx Stirner’s The Ego and Its Own is an ideal archetype for the phenomenological historian. Stirner, a whiny Hegel’s-younger-brother figure, at other times an inbred cousin of Rousseau’s confessional persona (not that these are mutually exclusive). But the guy captures it-to Hegel’s owl of Minerva he is day old pizza. His philosophic musings are vulnerable, […]
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Last night I finished "The History of Love" by Nicole Krauss. If you like quirky, emotionally resonant novels, I endorse it whole-heartedly.
<p style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm;">About a week after one of those what-are-you-doing-after-all-these-years email drops into the basket, I find myself struggling for an answer. Would that I had a neat one-liner of a career! Engineer! Marketing manager! Drug-addled whore! Cop! Dropout and copout! None-of-the-above is ticked with a tut-tut and I tinkle at keyboard […]