Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Alexander-Alexandra Meets Diogenes the Cur

What is this scruffy old dog asking this Nordic-looking goddess? You'll have to go here to find out.

4 comments:

  1. A new blog, Vassilis and fascinating. I hope you continue this one too. Thanks.

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  2. Thanks for a delightful educational sidetrip this morning, Vasillis! (Re: the anecdote (via link 2) of D's encounter with Plato re: "tablehood" and "cuphood"--Wonder what D's kynikosian response to that lofty reply was, ha ha. I can only (shudder) imagine.

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  3. Vassilis,

    you might be interested in philosopher Peter Sloterdijk's book "Critique of Cynical Reason" in which he holds up Diogenes as a model of the way the modern world thinks (& operates)

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  4. All of you--

    One way of helping The Weekly Hubris continue is to subscribe--it's free--and to send the link out to as many friends as possible!

    In the meantime, thanks for stopping by and either responding or--as in Conrad's case-- recommending further reading.

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