Stan Persky

Stan Persky teaches philosophy at Capilano University in North Vancouver, British Columbia. He’s the author of many books, including Buddy’s: Meditations on Desire and Reading the 21st Century: Books of the Decade, 2000-2009 (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2011). His most recent book is Post-Communist Stories: About Cities, Politics, Desires (Cormorant, 2014).


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Self, with or without Selfies

A self is not a physical object. There isn't a little homunculus inside you or a mini-person sitting inside the mini-cab of a mini-crane moving your limbs....


Cliffhanger

Reading may be dead, but the question whether it is lives on....


The Love That Dared to Write Its Name
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