“Words of nectar and cyanide” (Joseph Bottum)

FIRST THINGS, May 2009 You can trace, through the history of philosophy, a line of aphorism”that odd, somewhat disreputable method of doing philosophy as a kind of bastard poetry. Maybe even as a kind of magic: truth as something to be summoned by careful incantation and the weird precision of a witch’s spell. It starts… Continue lendo “Words of nectar and cyanide” (Joseph Bottum)