Posts Tagged ‘Michael Saler’


The Re-enchantment of the World

In the studio lately I’ve been catching up on podcast listening.  Here’s one that stood out.  This discussion between Stanford University professor Joshua Landy and UC-Davis professor Michael Saler aired on a recent Entitled Opinions (about Life and Literature) with Robert Harrison on KZSU-Stanford.  (Harrison is out of the studio for this one.)  It’s thoughtful, devoid of cliche, and touches on a lot of themes that come up in discussions here:  Rationalism, Romanticism, spirituality, Pragmatism, Romantic Irony vs. Slacker Irony, villiany, scientific discovery as a form of Wonder, and Star Trek.  It’s an absolute must-listen.


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