I’ve been meaning to dust off this old corner of the internet for quite a while. Since my writing here thinned and eventually stopped altogether, I completed my MA at the Institute for Christian Studies (writing a thesis on Peter Sloterdijk’s analysis of cynicism and his later work on religion), entered the PhD program at […]
I am very pleased to announce that I will soon be posting an interview with Edward F. Mooney. Ed is an incredible scholar of Kierkegaard, Thoreau, and Bugbee, among other figures and things. I have found him inspiring in my own research, and he has been a great help to the development of this blog. […]
As a seminar at St. Olaf, we are reading through Either/Or part II right now. I realize it’s a cumbersome text, but to be honest I actually enjoy reading it more than many it seems. It’s not my first time through, but for some reason this parable either never struck me before or I unfortunately […]
I thought it would be fun to put up a few thoughts and concerns I have driving my research here at St. Olaf. I have two broad goals: 1) have a more comfortable grasp of the concept of “repetition” and 2) discern more deeply how Kierkegaard relates to some of the marginal figures I’ve been […]
Tomorrow I begin my trip to St. Olaf College in Minnesota to work on some problems related to repetition in Kierkegaard’s writings. As a result I’ll probably be on radio silence for a few days. After that, my posts should reflect that trajectory for a while.