Wednesday, November 12, 2008


But we had already seen this medicine show! Hegel’s puffoonery once pulled the wool over the eyes of an entire academic generation and sent countless grandstudents into a Rube Goldberg slumber. Note the reaction of both Schopenhauer and Kierkegaard—cogent, inspired, extraordinarily well written, as though the point to be demonstrated above all else is that when one has something worthy to say, one takes the trouble to say it well.

1 comment:

BOB bobb said...

No one speaks to me, as a 35 year old man with Aspergers, more than Derrida and Wittgenstein.