Pulled this one out of my drafts folder and thought I’d finally post it. If you want to read Derrida, read the works below in the following order before you start: Plato: Phaedrus, Phaedo, Ion, Republic: Book VII Descartes : Meditations Spinoza: Ethics G.W. Leibniz: Theodicy, Monadology, Discourse on Metaphysics. See Dewey on Leibniz. Rousseau: Essay on the Origins of Language, Confessions, Discourse on theContinue reading “Notes on Derrida 2: A Reading Regimen”
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Maybe There’s a Little Bit of Natural Religion?
The human mind detects patterns in the natural world. The human mind is a part of and proceeds from the natural world.Therefore, patterns exist in the natural world. Patterns exist in the natural world.The human mind perceives patterns in the natural world. The human mind is part of and proceeds from the natural world. Therefore,Continue reading “Maybe There’s a Little Bit of Natural Religion?”
How Did Pietism Contribute to the Development of Existentialism?
My most recent addition to Text, Identity, Subjectivity, “Kierkegaard, Pietism, and Existentialism: Eighteenth-Century Pietism as the Origin of Twentieth-Century Existentialism,” attempts to answer this question.