Archive for 2010

Philosophical Geocaching Part I: Descartes

Philosophy is a wonderful thing to study, but it doesn’t lend itself well to vacationing. Quick: name your top five favorite philosophical tourist destinations! See what I mean? All that focus on disembodiment has really gotten in our way. It’s so hard to go anywhere unless you have a body that can be transported. But […]

I think I will have a latte….

“I know this coffee shop is really there because God is not a deceiver.” So reports Alison Bailey, who took this shot. She does not, however, reveal where the coffee shop is located, leaving us to wonder whether it might not be in her mind, which, after all, is of the essence….

Sun rose today. Matter of tomorrow still in some doubt.

The contrary of every matter of fact is still possible; because it can never imply a contradiction, and is conceived by the mind with the same facility and distinctness, as if ever so conformable to reality. That the sun will not rise to-morrow is no less intelligible a proposition, and implies no more contradiction than […]

Announcing the Delay of the Opening of The Cement Boat School™

For immediate release Brooklin, Maine July 1, 2010 Although we know how disappointing this news will be to the many of you out there who have already said you cannot wait to come to beautiful Brooklin, Maine to take a class at our state-of-the-art classroom facility (see photo at right), we are forced to announce […]