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Philosophy Talk asks: What are you reading this summer to expand your mind?


What books should thoughtful people be reading this summer?

What philosophers, philosophies, or philosophical issues do you want to read up on this summer? Leibniz's Monadology not be the obvious choice to take on vacation, but there are lots of readable, beach-friendly classics and non-classics to add philosophical depth to your summer reading. John and Ken take suggestions from listeners and special guests: Berit Brogaard, author of On Romantic Love; Lars Iyer, author of Wittgenstein Jr (A Novel); and Jane Hirshfield, author of Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World.