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Time, Temporality, and T. H. White

I am currently reading through T. H. White’s The Once and Future King for the very first time, and I must admit that as I read, I’m constantly distracted by thoughts about time, temporality, and how Merlyn can live backwards … Conti...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Jul 11, 2016

Five Engaging Longreads Stories You Might Have Missed

Looking for something to read? Here are some must-read original essays, book excerpts, and reporting.

Jenny Diski on Writing, Love, and Cancer

The author and essayist reflects on a terminal cancer diagnosis, and all of the conflicted feelings that come with writing about it.
by Hopeworks Community on Jun 17, 2015

On Teaching and Learning

Over the past few weeks I’ve been collecting articles, posts, and quotes on the nature of teaching and learning with the idea that I would compile a longer essay on teaching and learning. But as my list grew and my … Continue reading U...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Mar 11, 2015

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 10

Seven great interviews from across all of WordPress, featuring Drunk Austen, Guernica, Rookie, and more.

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 10

Seven great interviews from across all of WordPress, featuring Drunk Austen, Guernica, Rookie, and more.
by Crazy Creative on Feb 11, 2015

Philosopher Fridays: Walter Benjamin

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, a now biweekly (or bimonthly, depending on your preference) series where I take a brief look at philosophers who’ve had an impact on my thinking, for good or ill. These posts are not meant to be comprehensive …...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Jan 23, 2015

Philosopher Fridays: Augustine on the Promise of Hope

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, where I aim to expose the academic underpinnings of my thoughts on story-telling and writing. In this series I make no attempt to give a comprehensive view of any of the philosophers I tackle, but instead pick …...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Dec 26, 2014

Philosopher Fridays: Augustine on the Promise of Hope

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, where I aim to expose the academic underpinnings of my thoughts on story-telling and writing. In this series I make no attempt to give a comprehensive view of any of the philosophers I tackle, but instead pick …...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Dec 26, 2014

Philosopher Fridays: Augustine on the Promise of Hope

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, where I aim to expose the academic underpinnings of my thoughts on story-telling and writing. In this series I make no attempt to give a comprehensive view of any of the philosophers I tackle, but instead pick …...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Dec 26, 2014

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 9

Five great stories from across all of WordPress, featuring Grantland, Marketplace, and more.
by The Golden Era on Dec 12, 2014

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 9

Five great stories from across all of WordPress, featuring Grantland, Marketplace, and more.
by GĐPT Thiện Hoa 3 on Dec 12, 2014

Philosopher Fridays: Kierkegaard on the Strength of the Absurd

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, where I aim to expose the academic underpinnings of my thoughts on story-telling and writing. In this series I make no attempt to give a comprehensive view of any of the philosophers I tackle, but instead pick …...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Nov 28, 2014

The Delicate Art of Reading Philosophy

One of the most common (at least in theory) ways to read philosophy is to look through a passage of text, isolate the argument into a set of premises and conclusions, and then evaluate the truth of each premise and … Continue reading →...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Nov 11, 2014

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 8

This edition of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress includes stories from Hannah Richell, Time Magazine, Wired, Shenandoah, and more.
by puisi nyanyian malam on Nov 5, 2014

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 8

This edition of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress includes stories from Hannah Richell, Time Magazine, Wired, Shenandoah, and more.

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 7

10 of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress.
by Helen's Blog on Oct 22, 2014

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 7

10 of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress.
by cakmoki Blog on Oct 22, 2014

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 6

10 of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress.
by Agus Sumarna - Ri32 Web Blog on Oct 8, 2014

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 5

10 of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress.
by biswardihasbi on Sep 24, 2014


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