Monthly Archives: February 2022

Richard Rorty, Heidegger, and Lazuli Buntings

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DREAM: After wrestling with the standing metaphor in Heidegger’s work for most of a week, I dreamt that I was using a long pipe about the thickness of my thumb to bore holes in the sides of semi-truck trailers. I … Continue reading

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Putin’s Aggression: An Old Story

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Walking this afternoon, down the hill from our house, I saw this dark cloud above the snow-covered field and noted the barbed wire fence angling along the road I was walking on. It is depressing to witness (through the media) … Continue reading

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Knjiga o Prijateljstvu / Book about Friendship

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The same day my Dwelling in the Promised Land as a Stranger was published in the US, Zarko’s and my Book about Friendship was published in Belgrade by Laguna Press. I think their design is breathtaking. Watch for the English-language … Continue reading

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Martin Heidegger, the Standing Metaphor, and the Politics of 1935

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[click on the images to see the entire reproduction] Chapter 3 of my book “On Standing: Variations on the Standing Metaphor,” is about Heidegger’s use of the standing metaphor in his 1935 lectures at the University of Freiburg, German, shortly … Continue reading

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Published Today: By Common Consent Press

Just this morning, By Common Consent Press announced publication of this book of collected essays, most of which were published while I was teaching at BYU in the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages. The book is dedicated to my … Continue reading

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