Friday, May 09, 2008
Wolfe, Alan. "The Forgotten Philosopher." CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION May 9, 2008.
Reeves, Richard. John Stuart Mill: Victorian Firebrand. Atlantic Books, 2007. Contemporary academic philosophy is riven by a great divide: Either you adhere to a Continental perspective identified with Friedrich Nietzsche and Martin Heidegger that addresses big speculative subjects like the Essence of Being, or you identify with the British and American analytic school that puts a priority on rigorous logic, language, and meaning. What, then, are we to make of John Stuart Mill, who belongs to neither? . . . Read the answer here: http://chronicle.com/temp/reprint.php?id=dw4rvknzddf3f4p8kygv0m69k36t1jyf.