Footnotes: On St. Ives, Education, and Death by Andrew Woods

Too many books are printed in St. Ives. I came to this conclusion as I harvested publication details for the bibliography of my latest paper. Students and scholars alike dread the tedious duty of transcribing this information—from the name of publishers to the year of publication—into the footnotes and reference lists of their essays. And, according to academic procedures, one must mention where the book was printed. That’s how I noticed that my paperback editions of Nietzsche, Weil, Foucault, Burke, and others all seem to originate from St. Ives. I wonder why publishers seem so keen to print their books … Continue reading Footnotes: On St. Ives, Education, and Death by Andrew Woods

Braving the Days: Political Ethics and the Desire to Heal by Jordannah Elizabeth

Photo credit: Matej Michalik “Our culture can starve and condemn one another in relationships.” (Feminism and Intimacy) How far do I go with judgement? How far do I go to use my best judgement? What does a “best judgement” look and feel like? How does it translate in relationships and my interaction with my external circumstances? To be honest, I am learning judgment doesn’t have a place in my feminism or reality.  In my quest to heal emotional wounds I’ve obtained from past relationships with cis men, yet continuing to agree to interact with them in friendships and intimate partnerships, I … Continue reading Braving the Days: Political Ethics and the Desire to Heal by Jordannah Elizabeth