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The Way to Climb Art – By Samuel Phineas Upham

By Samuel Phineas Upham In New York City’s Central Park there is a bronze statue that has garnered the attention of thousands if not millions of children. It’s the “Alice in Wonderland” statue. Children from all over the world have polished and worn down the statue with their tiny hands, knees, and feet, similar to the way this small boy is climbing it now on this Friday afternoon in March. After stepping on...

Thirteen Interviews, Thirteen Philosophers, Editted By Samuel Phineas Upham

By Samuel Phineas Upham While studying philosophy at Harvard University, I had the privilege of serving as Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious Harvard Review of Philosophy, an annual journal that has been around since 1991. One of the editing projects during my time there was collecting interviews for an anthology entitled “Philosophers in Conversation: Interviews from the Harvard Review of Philosophy.” For the...

A Critique of Romantic Irony

By Samuel Phineas Upham I recently re-read the essay, “Philosophy as Hubris: Kierkegaard’s Critique of Romantic Irony as a Critique of Immanent Thinking” by Hans Feger. This was recently included in my book Space of Love and Garbage. Hans Feger is a research fellow at the Freie Universität, Berlin. Author of Die Macht der Einbildungskraft in der Ästhetik Kants und Schillers, his interests include...