Month: January 2015

Also sprach Darwin

Russell (History of Western Philosophy) did not understand Nietzsche when he said that he was an essentially moral philosopher. As Kubrik later explored in his magnificent film (2001:A Space Odyssey), Nietzsche realized the full implications of Darwin’s ideas. He knew… Read More ›

Subversive Spinoza

Sebastiano Timpanaro did investigate the relationship between Giacomo Leopardi and d’Holbach in the Italian preface to the latter’s book “Good Sense”. Clearly, d’Holbach was just a broadcaster of the doctrine the Portuguese-Dutch thinker had previously elaborated. The Portuguese-Dutch thinker was… Read More ›