Quote of the Day

Many of the current philosophy publications have the glossy look of books that are designed to be left lying around on coffee tables, advertisements signalling the possibility that there just might be something other than the pursuit of profit going on in the household; that the possessor of these books has a cultured side to display.

(Steve Carroll, "You ain't nothin' but an existential hound dog", in The Age, 4 September 2004).