Daily Archives: May 6, 2018

Bryan Magee Interviews Bernard Williams About René Descartes

There used to be a time when things like this were on TV. My head almost exploded from just the title card alone:

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NYT: 96-Year-Old Secretary Donates $8.2 Million… But To Whom?

The NYT celebrates an act of philanthropy from a fortune amassed by questionable scruples (“96-Year-Old Secretary Quietly Amasses Fortune, Then Donates $8.2 Million”): Even by the dizzying standards of New York City philanthropy, a recent $6.24 million donation to the … Continue reading

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Rod Dreher’s Implicitly White Weekend

Rod Dreher reports on his Weekend At The (implicitly white) Bruderhof, which saw Ross Douthat discussing Patrick Deneen (Why Liberalism Failed) thesis: Douthat said there’s tension between that prescription and the description Deneen gives of a late modern civilization that … Continue reading

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