"Where in the world is a metaphysical subject to be found?"
—Wittgenstein, Tractatus 5. 633
My past, his past. I do not know the difference. A useless distinction, useless to the reality of a thick summer in the past: he was nine and was [...]
India: the very name still means exotic in the West. Pearls, elephants, and Raj—as well as disease, famine, and the poor. My purpose for being here has little to do with either of these extremes. A Westerner, I have come to give lectures at univers [...]