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Kalev’s Anti-Blog: The Overture of Herodotus’ ‘Inquiries’

By Kalev Pehme I am struck by how little is said about the overture of Herodotus’s great work, Inquiries. Even the young Seth Benardete goes to the punch-line of the joke very quickly without giving an detailed analysis of what … Continue reading

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Kalev’s Anti-Blog: The Boy Toy and the End of History

I wrote this essay some years ago, but I still like it. I have up-dated and improved it a bit.   My friend and former student Jenn Clarke in now of Las Vegas, a great place of speculation, referred to … Continue reading

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