Grace and AlienationPhilosophers' Imprint 20 (16): 1-18. 2020.According to an attractive conception of love as attention, discussed by Iris Murdoch, one strives to see one’s beloved accurately and justly. A puzzle for understanding how to love another in this way emerges in cases where more accurate and just perception of the beloved only reveals his flaws and vices, and where the beloved, in awareness of this, strives to escape the gaze of others - including, or perhaps especially, of his loved ones. Though less attentive forms of love may be able to rend…Read more
RIGGLE, NICK. On Being Awesome: A Unified Theory of How Not to Suck. London: Penguin Books, 2017, 224 pp., 2 b&w illus., $20.00 cloth (review)Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 77 (3): 333-336. 2019.
Occidental CollegeDepartment of PhilosophyAssociate Professor
New York University
Department of Philosophy
Los Angeles, California, United States of America