America The Philosophical

A sort of history of mostly twentieth century American philosophy (Carlin threatens to talk about Emerson, but doesn’t; he also writes briefly about the mostly nineteenth century Peirce and James in the context of Peirce, but those two reached into the next century; he also finds space for this millennium and even for Obama). Continue reading

Rich People Problems…

… was such a disappointment.

It was a downer. Little of the breathless, beach read voyeurism of the first two. The most grounded characters were either sidelined or given depressing subplots (custody hearings); everyone seemed poorly sketched; the ending felt tacked and like a poor attempt at a veneer of realism painted onto a romance novel. Continue reading