Examined Lives: From Socrates to Nietzsche, by James Miller
Philosopher is still a name in good repute among the populace. It often denotes a rugged individualist who lives in humble circumstances and pronounces with authority on matters of life and death and gives a well-grounded impression of being above the fray.
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Saturday essay: The gardener grows
The tomatoes, peppers, green beans and cucumbers — for which the greenhouse was built to protect from the ravages of deer and groundhogs — will be moving back outside this spring.
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