October 15, 2010
Three unlikely characters--a directionless, delusional young man, a determined, but powerless young woman, a silent, angst-ridden monk--are drawn together by fateful shifts in geography and chance.
Murder mystery, love story, religious allegory, in Purple Jesus, Ron continues to explore complex philosophical ideas through disparate, desperate characters.
April 9, 2007
Barely adequate philosophy professor Legare Hume has a mind-body problem. No matter how far he goes, no matter how hard he thinks, he can’t escape the world he lives in. On the run from his wife Tally, Legare joins brilliant but exceptionally awkward colleague Saul Grossman to attend the American Philosophical Association’s Charleston, SC conference, where worlds and walks of life collide in a strange and satirical amalgamation that can only be described as reality.
Heidegger and Whitehead: A Phenomenological Examination into the Intelligibility of Experience
Martin Heidegger’s Being and Time can be broadly termed a transcendental inquiry into the structures that make human experience possible. Such an inquiry reveals the conditions that render human experience intelligible. Using Being and Time as a model, this work attempts to show that Alfred North Whitehead’s Process and Reality not only aligns with Being and Time in opposing many elements of traditional Western philosophy but also exhibits a similar transcendental inquiry.
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