Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. Brockelman's book is a loving tribute to his philosopher father as well as an artful exploration of various important philosophical issues that are relevant to everyday life, such as the nature of religious belief, the definition of a "good" life, and the challenge of facing our own mortality. Anyone who has ever wondered "how should I live," or "am I living an honest and worthy life?" should read this book.
Thomas Brockelman, who teaches philosophy at Lemoyne College, has written extensively about psychoanalysis, aesthetics, and continental philosophy. In both his teaching and his scholarship, he is interested in the way that contemporary society and culture have been transformed by the digital revolution. He is the author of The Frame and the Mirror, and Zizek and Heidegger, books about art and the unconscious.Author City: SYRACUSE, NY USA