Prolegomena for a Pluralist Metaphysics: One More Thing (Some Stuff about God and Intelligibility)

by Daniel A. Kaufman ___ Of all things the measure is man, of the things that are, that they are, and of things that are not, that they are not.    --Protagoras 1. A common mistake that people (and philosophers, especially) make is to look for intelligibility in the wrong place. This is made worse by... Continue Reading →

Course Notes – Leo Tolstoy, What is Art?

by Daniel A. Kaufman Every Fall, I teach an upper-division course on Aesthetics, which includes topics belonging to the philosophy of art, proper – like whether ‘art’ can be defined – as well as topics that are a part of what one might call the philosophy of art criticism – such as whether our evaluative... Continue Reading →

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