Tag: st. johns

  • Thinking is a conversation that the soul has with itself

    Dwight, this made me think of you: I take my cue from something Socrates says in the dialogue Theaetetus. “Thinking,” he says, “is a conversation that the soul has with itself”(189E). Let me approach what Socrates says by saying what writing at St. John’s is not. Writing for us is neither a technique to be […]