Posts tagged “essays”

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

This is an essay I wrote a loooong time ago … I must have been 13 or 14 … good old St. Paul’s Catholic Elementary School in Daytona Beach, FL …

Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy

On Thomas Hardy’s “The Self-Unseeing” and “The Haunter”, an essay from 1996

Jonathan Edwards and Benjamin Franklin

Jonathan Edwards and Benjamin Franklin

On Jonathan Edwards’ Resolutions and Benjamin Franklin’s Poor Richard’s Almanacks

Minds, Brains, and Science

Minds, Brains, and Science

Does John Searle, in his book Minds, Brains, and Science, succeed in explaining how mental phenomena can be nothing over and above neural phenomena and yet be caused by neural activity?

Meditations on First Philosophy

Meditations on First Philosophy

This is a philosophy paper I wrote in my sophomore year at the University of Florida.

Brains and Behavior

Brains and Behavior

Some thoughts on Hilary Putnam’s views regarding logical behaviorism

The Paradox of Popularity

The Paradox of Popularity

I took a class in the Fall of ’94 called Desire and Power in Western Literature. I hated the class and I’m pretty sure the professor, Dr. Snodgrass, didn’t like me very much. I wrote this rambling, terrible excuse for a term paper, in November of that year. It is titled “The Paradox of Popularity: or What does the 1994 MLB strike have to do with being a Tom Petty fan?”

What Is This?

davidgagne.net is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

bartender.live

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.

Hemingway

You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.