A recent article by William Deresiewicz exposes the farce that is contemporary academia. What is interesting about Deresiewicz’ piece is the way he demonstrates that the ideological rigor of the university and the careerist ambitions that dominate the minds of its professoriate…
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The first part of this essay can be found here: A Timeless Course of Study, Part 1 (substack.com)Thanks for reading The Classical Corner! Subscribe for…
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The rise of the individual, with all the political and philosophical connotations implied by this portentous phrase, has long been recognized as one of…
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Summer is the time for leaping into waves, and no one leaps as heartily – and as recklessly – into things as a child. So it was that on a trip to the…
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Unless I am mistaken, it seems that the classical schooling phenomenon has been marked in recent years by a new variousness. As I have become acquainted…
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Over the last several weeks, I have been publishing a novel in serial format here at the site. Entitled “The One Who Looked on the Deeps,” it is a…
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I am continuing here the serial publication of my novel called The One Who Looked on the Deeps. This novel retells the story of Gilgamesh in the context…
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I am doing something a little bit different at the site over the next couple of weeks. I am serially publishing a novel I completed called The One Who…
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