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I am a writer of fiction, philosophy and enthusiast for politics and art. I currently reside in Seattle, Washington

I will be writing a series of hubs about the key ideas of different philosophers for students and people who are interested in reading philosophy for the first time. I will also be posting hubs on politics and the arts and whatever tickles my fancy.

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