Philosophical Investigations

  1. The most unexciting possibilities of thought lie beyond thought: we think towards the unthought the way a mariner sails towards the horizon.
  2. Philosophy is a petri-dish in which single-celled tropes emerge, evolve into multi-cellular concepts, continue to mutate.
  3. Any good philosopher can teach children; a bad philosopher requires a room full of grad students.
  4. And yet, the clearest philosophers are simultaneously the most obscure. Crystallization — the process of making concepts more efficient — also makes them more difficult to…

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