Episode 448 – Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn

Virtual Memories Show 448: Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn “The cultivation of the inner life is a way of looking at the self as though the inner sanctum isn’t a lonely, isolating chamber of echoes, but can be transformed into a rich inner garden.” With Ars Vitae: The Fate of Inwardness and the Return of the Ancient Arts…

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Episode 339 – Simon Critchley

Virtual Memories Show 339: Simon Critchley “What are the plays telling us that philosophy is not telling us, and that we need to attend to?” In his amazing new book, Tragedy, the Greeks, and Us (Pantheon), Simon Critchley explores how Ancient Greek tragedy captures the eternal crises and tensions of human life, and how philosophy…

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