Learning

An episodic chronicle of a learning journey I am on at Stanford (mla.stanford.edu for more details).

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My learning journey at Stanford continued over the summer with an intense course on “the archive”, a highly fetishized subject in the humanities. The…
I’ve been using my blog to chronicle, in an episodic way, a learning journey I have been on at Stanford. The adventure continues! *** The second year of…
Did life in your great Utopia really get so boring you needed a war? — Iain M. Banks, Consider Phlebas Recently I wrote about how some of the best…
The header of my Twitter profile contains a quote by Michel Foucault that I reference often. Like most great philosophers, he took a hundred words to…
Last week, I finished the first year of a learning journey in the form of a part-time degree program designed for working professionals with an interest…
I often feel the English language — or pretty much any other human language — is singularly unequipped to deal with metaphysical concepts. This is one…
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