Will Buckingham

Oct 14, 2021

11 min read

It’s a Kind of Magic: The Philosophy of Ritual

Ritual pervades every corner of our lives. So why don’t we think about it more?

Confucius teaching. From The Classic of Filial Piety (12th Century). Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Looking at the overlooked

Sometimes, the most philosophically interesting things in human life are those things that are so close to us, we overlook their importance. So in the next couple of pieces here in…