Monthly Archives: September 2013

Gadamerian Reflections on My Conversation with Ed Mooney

Recently, I interviewed Ed Mooney, a Kierkegaard scholar, philosopher, and poet, among other things. The interview was carried out more like a conversation than a series of questions to be answered. In correspondence, Ed and I have agreed that this … Continue reading

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Searching for Butterness

I’ve been reading and re-reading Franz Rosenzweig’s Understanding the Sick and the Healthy. It’s an incredibly fast read and well worth the time. It manages to accomplish quite a bit in its brevity (72 pages), and while the content does … Continue reading

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Excursions with Edward F. Mooney Pt. III

Excursions with Edward F. Mooney Part III: Whirling, Living, Dancing This post is part of an ongoing series. Part I. Part II.  Dean Dettloff: You covered a lot of ground in your previous answer, Ed, anticipating a few other questions … Continue reading

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Excursions with Edward F. Mooney Pt. II

Excursions with Edward F. Mooney Part II: Intimacy-Therapy, Education, Sensibilities This post is part of an ongoing series. Part I. Part III. Dean Dettloff: Wow. I feel as though you’re already performing this kind of intimacy-therapy on me in this … Continue reading

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Excursions with Edward F. Mooney Pt. I

Excursions with Edward F. Mooney Part I: Style, Lyricism, and Lost Intimacy This post is part of an ongoing series. Part II. Part III. Here is the first part of my interview with Ed Mooney. I first encountered Ed’s work … Continue reading

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Upcoming Interview with Ed Mooney

I am very pleased to announce that I will soon be posting an interview with Edward F. Mooney. Ed is an incredible scholar of Kierkegaard, Thoreau, and Bugbee, among other figures and things. I have found him inspiring in my … Continue reading

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