Tagged with Hell week

The Hollow Sprint Method

(WARNING: This is a very dorky blog post on productivity and time management.) A few months ago, I found myself struggling to get work done. I had procrastinated, so I started working on my tasks late, pretty close to their deadlines. I knew I had enough time to get all of them done, though, so … Continue reading

Hazey Jackie (I and II)

(Apologies to Nick Drake.) Finally! After weeks of intense work, I now have time to rest. (Insert big smile here.) Instead of days defined by attending consultations and meetings, listening to group presentations and oral exams, checking papers and journal articles, and finishing household chores and responsibilities, my days are now defined by, well, “nothing”: … Continue reading

Hell Week in the Month of Love

I teach philosophy to third-year college students. One of the lessons I never fail to teach is on the meaning of the Greek word philosophia, based on Martin Heidegger’s 1955 lecture “What is Philosophy?” What I always make sure to emphasize whenever I discuss the word philosophia is that before it is determined by wisdom or … Continue reading