Herodotus (c. 484 BC – c. 425 BC) has been called the “father of history.”
This is a list of some books on history that I have read and recommend. For more information click on one of the links below. Continue reading Best Books on History
Kieren Setiya is a professor of philosophy at MIT. I just finished his Midlife: A Philosophical Guide. Here is a brief review.
As we approach midlife, even the most successful among us wonder what we have missed and if our achievements are enough. Setiya begins with some general advice. Continue reading Review of Setiya’s “Midlife: A Philosophical Guide”
Toshiba JW-10 stand-alone word processor released in 1978.
These are the books on writing that I recommend. For more information click on one of the links below. (**Zinnser’s is the single best book on writing in my opinion.) Continue reading Best Books on Writing
The teacher-student-monument in Rostock, Germany.
I can still remember the thrill of teaching my first college class over 30 years ago. I walked into the room wondering “What am I going to talk about for an hour, three times a week, for sixteen weeks?” As I soon found out, I could talk that long easily! Continue reading Teacher Burnout
These are some books on atheism and agnosticism that I recommend. For more information click on one of the links below. (** Books that had a special influence on me.) Continue reading Good Books on Atheism and Agnosticism