This is a blog with a cosmopolitan purpose, featuring reviews, essays, and social commentary. The author looks at the world from a humanities point of view.

the Blog

It’s a work in progress, reflecting on the borders and limitations that I keep setting for myself. It will grow with time, improve through my work, and flourish with your input. Posts appear weekly on Saturday morning.

the Author

Vincent A. Hessling
(photo by Michel Rosenberg)
  • Literarily, philosophically, and historically trained: an expert skeptic
  • Working for humanities and the future of higher education
  • Tech-savvy and design-conscious
  • Dilettante with a musical disposition
  • Skilled in all things coffee and kitchen