Viable

For the past couple of days here in Chengdu, I’ve been getting acclimatised and doing all the things that are associated with moving to another country: sorting out all kinds of administrative things, getting my bearings, working out where are the good places to eat, and so on. It’s been fairly busy and demanding, but I think I’m getting there. Along they way, I’ve found myself thinking about that most pesky of philosophers, Laozi. Or, more accurately, I’ve been thinking …

In Sichuan

Now that I’ve finally arrived in Sichuan, it seems like a good time to launch this blog. I’ve been planning to start a new blog for a long time, but blogging takes a lot of space for reflection, and over the past few years reflection is the one thing that I’ve not had much room for. The dark satanic mills of UK university administration — performance management, the obsessive measurement of research outputs, mission statements, teaching evaluations — all take …

Welcome!

Welcome to WaywardPhilosophy.com, which is going to be my new home for philosophical and other speculations. At the moment, I’m doing a lot of work under the hood, and plan to launch the site properly later in the summer of 2015. Do call back! In the mean-time, try my personal website on www.willbuckingham.com.