...this book is full of vitality, and the informality of the writing makes for some quite enjoyable reading. Michael Slote, The Philosophical Quarterly The essays are very well written, often quietly funny, exceptionally wide-ranging, and full of the most unexpected and illuminating ideas, connections, and questions. They are engaging, interesting, often impassioned and enjoyable. Both their style and content reflect a clear literary interest, and that is partly why they make such good reading. John Kekes, Mind
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is Professor Emerita of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh.