poets of imaginary laughter, with blazing, emerald immortality.
Here is an excerpt of a piece I submitted, the beginning of a potential idea. Words are clusters of ideas, and the meaning of a word is contingent, never necessary. But trying to view the meaning of a word through one, or two specific lenses can be more helpful than trying to find some general,… Continue reading Complex
There she stood, higher than her peers, but still not high enough, breeze blowing an aroma mixed with citrus and lavender. Reduced cognitive functioning, or perhaps coffee after thirteen hours of sleep, or perhaps a sudden necessity to focus after a weekend of living. Yes, she concluded, there was a difference between focusing and living.… Continue reading tick tock
So this is the essay I ultimately turned in. I got an A on it, if that means anything. The Legitimacy of Laws The central issue in Raz’s “Morality of Freedom” is determining the legitimacy of both an authority and the laws it decrees. According to Raz, all authoritative laws are either neither redundant nor… Continue reading Interpretation of Joseph Raz