Poetic Truth according to Vico

Giambattista Vico’s rather eccentric theory of Graeco-Roman history helped me see that some truths simply can’t be expressed adequately in “plain words.” For this, we need poetry, which provides concrete analogies for ineffable realitiesContinue readingPoetic Truth according to Vico

The Hunger Games Left a Bad Taste in My Mouth

After enjoying the first Hunger Games movie, I tried the original book trilogy and found them to be uninspiring and unrelentingly dreary.Continue readingThe Hunger Games Left a Bad Taste in My Mouth