Oxford, Oratories, and Openness to Reality

It is well that there are palaces of peace And discipline and dreaming and desire, Lest we forget our heritage and cease The Spirit’s work—to hunger and aspire… – C.S. Lewis, “Oxford” Last week, I visited my friend Aurora who studies at Oxford. It was my first visit there and I was delighted that Aurora […]


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Taking Responsibility Personally

Presentation to the Participants of the International Conference on Women Phenomenologists on Social Ontology at the University of Paderborn, Germany February 13, 2016 There’s an anecdote about Hannah Arendt’s American students asking her in the 1960s if they ought to cooperate with labour unions in opposing the war in Vietnam. And Arendt replied, “Yes, because […]

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