The Nature of Philosophy — Preamble

Please do yourself a favor and start with this Preamble and then pay close attention to the whole post series on The Nature of Philosophy, by Massimo Pigliucci…

Footnotes to Plato

philosophyDear Readers,

I’m about to start an unusual project here at Plato’s Footnote, one that will take several weeks to complete, and which I hope will turn out to be of general enough interest. Beginning next week, I will publish a number of posts comprising the entirety of my new book, The Nature of Philosophy: How Philosophy Makes Progress and Why It Matters. The book, on which I worked since 2012, is finally ready for prime time, and I decided to give it an unusual platform: blog serialization.

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