Philosophy, culture, philosophy of culture, and other stuff as needed
Friday, December 14, 2007
I don't post about my dreams here (usually I forget them right away), but this one was amusing. Rorty had just given his last lecture before retiring, and he asks Habermas if he'll be teaching during the summer. No, Habermas replies, he has to work on his autobiography: "I'm only up to my Cosmic Hippie period." I don't know about you, but I find it hard to imagine ol' Jürgen grooving to Brüder des Schattens, Söhne des Lichts. On the other hand, the cover of my edition (1979) of Communication and the Evolution of Society is pretty psychedelic...