William Desmond’s Metaphysics, Pt. I: The Nature of Being and Metaphysics

[On William Desmond's metaphysics: pt. ii] I'm reading through William Desmond's metaphysics, presented in his magisterial Being and the Between. This is my first of many posts on the subject... (and yes, I know John Milbank loves Desmond and his thought. But I'm not going to let that deter me). William Desmond's project is a continental metaphysics. … Continue reading William Desmond’s Metaphysics, Pt. I: The Nature of Being and Metaphysics

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Haper Lee and Her Two Books

After re-reading To Kill a Mockingbird and finishing Go Set a Watchman, it seems to me that Harper Lee’s literary intent has been laid plain (if it wasn't already): to write a 'coming of age' story amid a penetrating and honest portrayal of the mid-20th century American South. The twin forces of racism and classism, … Continue reading Haper Lee and Her Two Books