Wisdom Wherever You Find it: Moral Utility

Wisdom Wherever You Find it: Moral Utility

My little black book of quotations has multiple entries from multiple people. Often, it is because a speech or essay contains more than one observation that demanded residence in my memory. Sometimes, it is because a person has an astonishingly consistent talent for...
Echoes of Enlightenment on an Ordinary Day

Echoes of Enlightenment on an Ordinary Day

Immanuel Kant was one of the influential voices in what we now call the “Enlightenment.” In that period, mostly during the 18th century, the confluence of scientific discovery and philosophical inquiry ushered in what we now consider to be the modern age. Kant was...