A heap of — what?

Bringing them the plague
10 min readSep 1, 2023

Wittgensteinian musings on the ‘sorites’ paradox, with contemporary edgy examples (spoiler alert)

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Cicero’s De Academica presents a defence of philosophical scepticism that may well — we don’t know — be distantly behind the unkind derogatory use of the term ‘academic’. When this old word is used today in the news media, you can bet the user means something which is…

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Bringing them the plague

Freud's response on arrival in America, some Camus; blogs and essays (older style) on philosophy, psychology, culture and politics.