Story-time

Story-time

St. Augustine and Heidegger were two thinkers obsessed with time. Not time in the sense that physicists might understand it, but time as a phenomenon: how humans experience time. St. Augustine was fascinated with the mystery of time: in what sense do the past and future exist? They are in an obvious sense unreal – [...]

The Lost Virtue of Prudence

The Lost Virtue of Prudence

The topic of virtue has not been a popular one in recent decades, nor one which is much discussed in many circles. It tends to be associated with old-fashioned, conservative, and out-of-date ways of thinking. And of all the virtues, the virtue of prudence feels particularly old-fashioned. The notion of virtue has, however, seen something [...]