The Passing of Robert Pirsig

My first year of college was an eye opening experience for a kid who grew up in Maine.  One thing I experimented on were books, looking for something beyond what the tiny school and public libraries of my hometown offered.  I had begun my search for enlightenment and though I never went in search of […]

Happy Birthday Bertrand Russell

On this day in 1872 author, philosopher, social critic and political activist Bertrand Russell was born in Monmouthshire, England. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1950 and was the author of over three dozen books. His works have influenced the fields of mathematics, philosophy, linguistics, artificial intelligence, epistemology and metaphysics. Russell was […]