Daily Archives: January 10, 2004



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Samuel Johnson

“Samuel Johnson, for instance, was not only a prodigy of wit, erudition and courage, but also a whimsical man who delighted in rolling down steep hills to amuse his friends.” (from Eccentrics by David Weeks & Jamie James)

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Chair in philosophy

Is just me or is the fact that the chair seems to be the canonical object of philosophers perceptions (if we ignore the occasional tree in the quad) an indication that they spend too much time sitting around on their … Continue reading

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