This is not an attack upon science. It is no more than a film that seeks the wonderful libraries that may be found at the end of corridors. How truthfully … Continue reading ‘Truth is bigger than any one perspective’
Richard Flanagan shares here, on the Free Expression Wall, the same worry that the philosopher John MacMurray carefully articulated in his lifetime’s work.
Yesterday, a friend of mine shared this poem by Norman MacCaig. My friend, a healthcare professional, articulated concern that professionalism, with all the current and growing dictats, protocols, and algorithms that … Continue reading Filling the world with meaning
In my reading I collect ideas as “marginalia“. What follows are the words of others, including: Richard Holloway, Anne Tyler, Will Self, Tomas Tranströmer, Thomas Mann, Albert Camus, Julian Barnes, … Continue reading But all the biosciences yield to biofiction
Imagine that our emotions were nothing but even. This is what this film is about. Thanks to: Tomas Tranströmer, Julian Barnes, Ali Smith, Gustave Flaubert, Penelope Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Richard … Continue reading even emotions
This is not an attack upon science. It is no more than a film that seeks the wonderful libraries that may be found at the end of corridors. How truthfully … Continue reading The caption is wrong
The author Adam Nicolson in “Sea Room”: The poet and doctor William Carlos Williams talked of an adventure: Mukul Kesavan in “Looking through glass” Captain Charles Ryder in Brideshead Revisited about … Continue reading Sapere Aude
I have put together this post in my appreciation for Geoffrey Jellicoe (1900 -1996). Jellicoe was an architect, landscape architect, historian, traveller, lecturer and author. He has been a lasting … Continue reading Gardens of the Mind