Looseness as an aesthetic concept, moral v artistic value, and the Pilgrims.
The Great Mortality: An intimate history of the Black Death, by John Kelly
A Christmas Carol
Lightning Reviews: November
On not seeing well
Lightning reviews: October
A philosopher watches Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr., directed by Errol Morris.
Lightning reviews: September
Against incomplete story worlds
Fictionality and Evidence
Review of Self-Expression by Mitchell Green.
Lightning reviews: July
Top Gun: Maverick and “value maximization” in interpretation
Lightning reviews: June
Why is this happening?
The paradox of fiction: a defense
Free Indirect Style Gymnastics
“An atmosphere of artistic theory”
Good stories and implied authors
Free Indirect Style: a theory
Is Aesthetic Explanation Possible?
Some thoughts about Conceiving People by Daniel Groll
A philosopher reads Beowulf
Capitalist literary criticism?
A philosopher reads A Farewell to Arms
On Mass Art
On evolution and beauty
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is too hard on Mike Teavee
When the lyrics don't matter
George Saunders on Leo Tolstoy