Somewhere Atop the Ivory Tower


Somewhere Atop the Ivory Tower is a collection of fictionalized philosophical dialogues, told in a humorous manner. The name is in reference to the trope that modern philosophers are so esoteric in their works, that they neglect the pragmatic concerns of everyday people, discussing their ideas — you guessed it — atop the ivory tower. This reference is famously used by Jürgen Habermas, among many, many others.

8. The Present King of France

7. Mr. Kant Goes to Elementary School

6. On the Night of Bacchanalia

5. Battle for All Time’s Sake

4. The Rationalist God

3. The Presocratic Monists

2. Two Hands

1. Leaving Königsburg