Links to e-booklets published by Figs in Winter Press. These are collections of selected essays from my Substack newsletter, chosen among the most interesting and thematic ones, updated since publication if need be.
Practical Philosophy and Spiritual Exercises: A brief commentary on Pierre Hadot (2023) (ePub / PDF). Pierre Hadot can be credited with the revival of practical philosophy and the concept of spiritual exercises in the western tradition. This collection of essays explores Hadot’s thought in this regard, with an emphasis on individual practice for everyday philosophizing. The goal is not just to learn philosophy, but to be a philosopher in the sense of a human being who strives to be better, every day.