Blogging still a bit sporadic since the move to the US, something to do with the new domestic habits as much as anything else.
Reading habits are mainly bedtime or when sitting in the countryside during a weekend picnic or evening sunset, though it’s starting to get too cold for the latter.
After concluding Rand, I went onto Machiavelli’s Prince and was a bit disappointed, perhaps the exploits of the Borgia’s just seem tame these days 😉
Been enjoying Dostoevsky’s Karamazov Brothers, finding lots of quotable passages, though still somewhere like a third to go.
To catch up on a couple of must-read references I’ve skipped over earlier, I recently acquired ..
Wittgenstein – Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
Wittgenstein – Philosophical Investigations
J S Mill – On Liberty, The Subjection of Women and Chapters on Socialism
Reading the preambles and intros, original and new and skimming their content, they appear to be what the doctor ordered. Dismayed to find that “PI” looks like the most difficult read of the bunch.
Whenever I do get to browse favourite blogs, I seem to get hooked on the YouTube finds of Bifurcated Rivets. Addictive stuff.
In other places I’ve been active on MoQ-Discuss and Friends of Wisdom recently. Took the trouble to read Nick Maxwell’s autobiographical piece earlier today. Sounds familiar ? Taking up where Popper left off put me in mind if David Deutsch.