Literary Flaneurs.

As I’m a sucker for a good story that involves a bunch of meditative walking—from W.G. Sebald to Rousseau to Ben Lerner to Teju Cole, just to name a few—anybody taking on the moniker flaneur immediately piques my interest. Hence why I’m keeping up a series of other flaneurs over at PANK, including this delightful one from […]

On the Philosophical and Ethical Failings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

An interesting short article at Full Stop on the “cons” of the philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau: This is a man who, when a friend he greatly respected purchased for him a ticket to an opera, snuck away during the commotion in the lobby of the amphitheater, ran back to the box office and refunded the ticket. He […]