Some have traced the origins of our “post-truth” era back to post-modernism and relativism. Could a look at Richard Rorty’s philosophy help us understand the “post-truth” phenomenon?
The Philosophical Fiction group in PEL’s Not School will be discussing Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” on Sunday, July 19th at 12pm(cst), via Google Hangouts
We are going to read To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf for our conversation this March in Philosophical Fiction. A few regulars and I chose a book from our List of Suggestions to read before our conversation where we’ll go over the plot, discuss the characters, recall apt passages, and try to get at what everything is all about anyway. To The Lighthouse will be my first Virginia Woolf Continue Reading …
Our Philosophical Fiction story for February is ‘A Good Man is Hard to Find’ by Flannery O’Connor, where a grandmother and her family go on vacation yet encounter an outlaw known as The Misfit.
Discussing Michel Houellebecq’s novel about being an artist in the modern age, along with thoughts from Zizek and others.
Featuring Nathan Shaine, Philip Cherny, Daniel Cole, Dan Johnson, Kimberly, and Cezary. Recorded November 9, 2014. A novel about Chile, Art, and literally killer poets.
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