. . . für das Fragen ist die Frömmigkeit des Denkens.

Work in Progress

A book, tentatively entitled The Silence of Plato, which will deal with, among other things, how Plato's dialogues  show us why they will necessarily be misinterpreted; how the genuine philosophical spirit transformed itself into academic philosophy even in Plato's own Academy; and how either doctrinal or technical academic philosophy, though almost impossible to distinguish from genuine philosophy, is really "high-born" sophistry and not philosophy at all.

(For published works, go to Publications.)


Photos of Graduate School




Department of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin

Department of Philosophy, State University of New York at Buffalo

American Philosophical Association

Guide to Philosophy on the Internet

Perseus Project, Tufts University

(A digital library for the study of the ancient world)

Memorial to Jonathan Ketchum and Oakstone Farm


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