The bigger picture

Poltics and personal life, science and religion

Michael Steinberg

Michael Steinberg
Location
Rochester, New York, US
Birthday
June 20
Bio
I am a writer ("The fiction of a thinkable world: Body, meaning, and the culture of capitalism" [Monthly Review Press 2005]; "A new biology of religion: Spiritual practice and the life of the body" [Praeger, 2012]; "Enlightenment Interrupted: The lost moment of German Idealism and the reactionary present" [Zero Books, 2014]) and an attorney. I'm most interested in how we got into our present-day mess and how we can't separate our self-image from the experience of the world.

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    The dangers of metaphor

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    In lieu of a post

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