The Specter of Progress

THROUGHOUT MOST OF THE SHORT SPAN OF HUMAN EXISTENCE, life was akin to an arduous struggle. Good health and worldly comforts alike were...

Dawn of the Post-Human Age

BOTH OBJECTIVELY AND SUBJECTIVELY, WE LIVE IN UNPARALLELED TIMES. For millennia, the world of man was one of mystery, more subject than...

Market Philosophy and Nebuchadnezzar

WHAT IS PHILOSOPHY? Who ought to philosophize? What does philosophizing entail? Why has philosophy decayed? So I wondered, as I sipped a...

Sensation, Order, Change

MAN CANNOT BE SOLITARY; in order for him to be, he must–or cannot not–contextualize himself. Indeed, what is the significance of any ‘I’...

Higher Education: Illiberal Arts

THE SUPPOSEDLY PREMIER U.S. INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION at which I studied over the course of four years, tends–on the basis my...

Companionship in an Age of Strangers

AMID THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, both distance and time are clothed in attire of relativity. Communications and transport technology have...

Time and Tradition

TIME, LIKE DISTANCE, HAS COME TO BE RELATIVE, as human organization has turned ever more rigid. Whereas the world within which man was...

On the Perils of Cosmopolitanism

EXTENSIVE FLOWS – OF INFORMATION, RESOURCES, AND PEOPLE – characterize the late twentieth, and what little we have witnessed of the...

Freedom, Liberties, and Education

MAN TENDS TO PERCEIVE HIMSELF AS FREE, that is, as autonomous. Within the perimeters of law an social conventions, he perceives himself...

Existence, Identity, and Being

THE WORLD WITHIN WHICH WE ARE, has come to be understood as a cosmos of human interaction, despite the allegedly obvious fact that man is...