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    Poetic Truth according to Vico

    Poetic Truth according to Vico

    Lisa Nicholas, Ph. D.May 28, 20136 min read

    I MAY BE THE ONLY PERSON ever to have a car crash because of Giambattista Vico. This is largely because he has been dead since anno Domini 1744, but also because not too many people (I guess) meditate on his…

    Michael Ward’s Planet Narnia

    Narnia for Grown-Ups I THOUGHT I WOULD mention another book that I read recently, which…

    Jan 31, 2010Oct 19, 2021

    Current Reading: Arthur & Augustine

    The first post on my old blog, A Catholic Reader. I introduced two topics that…

    Jan 28, 2010Oct 6, 2021

    “People without hope not only don’t write novels, but what is more to the point, they don’t read them.”