The second Looking for Wisdom newsletter. With a new employee, some thoughts on Confucian cats, and other news.
Hello again, Philosophers!
It's time for an update from the Looking for Wisdom HQ, particularly as we have a new member of staff here — Aslan the foster-cat, who is now assisting around the place in all kinds of ways. Here he is, exemplifying the wonder that, according to Aristotle, is the beginning of philosophy.
Cats and Chinese philosophers
To celebrate the fact that Looking for Wisdom has a new employee, I have just published a piece on cats, Chinese philosophers and John Gray's new (and very entertaining) book Feline Philosophy. Here's the link to the essay:
If you visit the site, you'll also see that there's now a new blog section, where I'm going to post essays and other occasional pieces.
Twitter and Medium
In other news, I've just set up a Looking for Wisdom Twitter account. You can find me at @wiselooking (https://twitter.com/wiselooking).
Looking for Wisdom is also now mirrored over on Medium, so if you are on Medium, you can follow me over there.
Finally, if you've not yet had a poke around through the site, there are now nine Philosopher Files published, with the next coming on Thursday this week. For the coming twelve months, I've scheduled a great list of philosophers from across the ancient world, from a whole range of philosophical traditions. This means there's a lot more to come.
That's about it for this time! Keep philosophising, and get in touch if you want to say hello ([email protected]). And if you're enjoying Looking for Wisdom, tell your philosophically-minded friends, encourage them to sign up, tweet about the project, and help get the word out.
With all best wishes,
Dr. Will Buckingham
Image: Maler der Geschichte von Bayâd und Riyâd, 13th Century. Wikimedia Commons.