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The Unread Library:

The only thing preventing me from reading every volume in my library is my death. It may come soon, in which case the number of unread volumes will be quite large. It may come many decades from now, in which case the number will be many times larger.

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Dust Jacket 3: Towles:

In Session 3 of the Dust Jacket podcast, Martin Cothran and I discuss Amor Towles’ marvelous book A Gentleman in Moscow

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Scientism and Ancient Philosophy:

Ancient philosophical approaches have an advantage over modern, reductive approaches, because the ancient approach can absorb whatever insights are true in modern mechanistic explanations, while dogmatic reductionism cannot absorb the spiritual insights of ancient thought.

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