Friday, June 26, 2020

Compare and Contrast

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 5:11 PM

Compare and contrast —

Roz Chast's Math Cliff

Saturday, December 16, 2017


Filed under: General,Geometry — Tags: , — m759 @ 12:24 AM

Two readings by James Parker —

From next year’s first Atlantic  issue

New Testament 'logos' in a review of a David Bentley Hart translation.

From last month’s Atlantic  issue

“Let’s return to that hillside where Clayton exited his Mercedes.
In the gray light, he climbs the pasture. Halfway up the slope,
three horses are standing: sculpturally still, casually composed
in a perfect triptych of horsitude.”

James Parker in The Atlantic , Nov. 2017 issue

Logos-related material 

Friday, November 10, 2017


Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 6:38 AM

“Johann Georg Hamann (1730-88) is, by any measure, an obscure figure,
little known outside the exclusive circles of a certain very rarefied kind of
scholarship, hardly read at all even in his native Germany, and perhaps
truly understood by next to no one. And yet . . . .”

— “The Laughter of the Philosophers,” by David Bentley Hart,
First Things , January 2005

Update at 7 the same morning . . .

Meanwhile, back in 1963

Cambridge 38 and the Fire Pit

and at 7:15 the same morning, from a different Cambridge

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