The Artist Reveals Himself

The photographer reveals himself in this image by virtue of the shadow of his camera in the frame. In the two dimensional world of Flatland, surely philosophers and scientists have developed theories to explain the phenomenon of transient dark patches in their world. There might be a Flatland philosopher (of an n-sided polygon class (where […]

Philosophy Gets Personal

One of the rewards of being interested in a number of different topics is the satisfaction of noting similarities and connections in seemingly disparate areas. For instance, after I re-read The Stranger, by Albert Camus, it struck me that the main character had some traits displayed by some autistic individuals. Perhaps the similarity is a trivial coincidence; perhaps by making […]