Poets and philosophers Troy Jollimore & John Koethe appear together to speak “On Poetry, Philosophy, and other Deep Matters.”
Troy Jollimore is the author of two books of poetry, At Lake Scugog (2011) and Tom Thomson in Purgatory (2006), which won the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is also the author of a philosophical monograph, Love’s Vision (2011). His writings have appeared in The New Yorker, McSweeney’s, The Believer, Poetry Magazine, and elsewhere.
John Koethe has published eight books of poems, including Falling Water (1977), which received the Kingsley Tufts Award, and Ninety-Fifth Street (2009), which received the Lenore Marshall Prize from the Academy of American Poets. He is also the author of two philosophy books, The Continuity of Wittgenstein’s Thought and Scepticism, Knowledge, and Forms of Reasoning, and a book of essays, Poetry at One Remove. He has received Guggenheim and NEA fellowships, and a Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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