Revisiting Philifesophy with a Smile

It's been four months since I sat for my comps and defended my exam, which means that it's been four months since I last read a book and since I last committed myself to the daily grind of doing academic philosophy. Remember when I decided to give myself "a week or two off" and not … Continue reading Revisiting Philifesophy with a Smile

You’ve Gotta Give ‘Em Hope

As indicated by my more recent posts, teaching has been on my mind. It's in large part thanks to the students in my summer course that I have realized one more thing: You've gotta give 'em hope. In this class we've spent six weeks talking about really heavy stuff like disciplinary norms of compulsory heterosexuality, … Continue reading You’ve Gotta Give ‘Em Hope