Archive for May, 2011

What are you reading?

  On the last day of class, a couple of  students came up to ask me for suggestions for summer reading. I have a sneaking hunch they asked me because I’d earlier confessed to the class that I almost always find reading philosophy to be a kind of agony of the first water. They probably […]

We say: bring it on! We have no cavities!

The now-firmly-annual Gustavus Classics vs. Philosophy Kickball Match is ON! The classicists have flung down an idle taunt about us having cavities (which we note they’ve misspelled).   But in response, we say to them: numbers don’t lie. Three years; three wins.           And together, we, the denizens of the first […]