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Whence and Wither that spirit?

Attending a three-hour discussion group on Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit after getting home at three o'clock in the morning (this resulting from a night of jazz and swing dancing with friends): it makes for a full and fun weekend, but wouldn't recommend it as a regular practice! Coffee only gets one so far, after all. To avoid walking into a lamp-post, it was necessary to replenish myself with a soup & burger at the Heart & Crown on Laurier, after parting ways with J.B. and Sagi. Stopped-by All Books to pick-up a copy of Charles Taylor's The Malaise of Modernity which the owner was holding for me. By sheer happenstance, 'also discovered a signed copy of Bankrupt Education: The Decline of Liberal Education in Canada by Peter C. Emberley and Waller R. Newell on the bargain table out front. Fancy that!

Have a letter and invitation to drinks to send through a friend. The rest of the evening shall consist of a shower, and maintaining consciousness until a reasonable time of night. Coffee with T.L. tomorrow. 'Might need more sleep in the future...


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Jun. 5th, 2011 05:55 pm (UTC)
The dark side welcomes you.
Jun. 5th, 2011 10:44 pm (UTC)
Well, we all know what they say about the owl of Minerva flying at dusk... The dark side is sort of implied.
Jun. 6th, 2011 12:49 am (UTC)
That's when the abstract mice of the spirit are all out in the fields.
Jun. 6th, 2011 03:53 am (UTC)
Ah, so Hegelians are a lot of rodent eaters are they? Seems like a less than prestigious position to occupy in the Grand Scheme of Things.
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