The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

More specifically concerning: intellect

miaros

25 February 2004, around 16.07.

fragment of a dialogue Is there a reason you haven’t bathed in almost a week? Is there a reason you consider my personal hygiene to be of general interest? Answer the question. Yes. There is a reason. Would you care to elaborate? When have I ever cared to elaborate? Let me rephrase: please share your […]

natural selections

9 April 2006, around 18.02.

Thomas Malthus waxes sentimental

goats and sheep

2 October 2011, around 20.46.

books and souls, sheep and goats.

Montaigne 1.31

14 August 2015, around 19.38.

America (1580), by by Theodor Galle after Jan van der Straet …but hold! they don’t wear trousers (215). Montaigne’s essay ‘Of Cannibals’ covers a great deal of ground and, if it does not reach the heights of ‘Of Moderation’, nonetheless typifies his style. In the course of the essay he considers bravery, relative morality, difference […]

applicability

25 November 2016, around 13.05.

This a juxtaposition of three quotations about writing, practicality, and danger from Margaret Cavendish, Hegel, and Simone Weil.

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