Excerpt from My Book

Among other projects, I’m keeping myself occupied during quarantine by writing a book explaining Aristotle’s ethics to non-philosophers. Below is the first section from Book VII. Let me know if you know anyone in publishing. Book VII – Habits Continence and Incontinence: Not Just about Peeing Your Pants  “We must now discuss incontinence and softness, […]

Temperance hurts

If it hasn’t become clear already, I don’t want to do this blog. But I do want to write books, and I’ve been told a dozen times now that publishers won’t consider you unless you’ve got a “popular following.” So now I have to practice near-superhuman virtue by maintaining this horrible thing until somebody gives […]