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John Kaag
Professor of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

John Kaag is a professor of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. He is the author of American Philosophy: A Love Story (2016), and his latest book is Hiking with Nietzsche (2018). He lives outside Boston.

Written by John Kaag

Essay/
History of Ideas
The greatest use of life

The pragmatist philosopher William James had a crisp and consistent response when asked if life was worth living: maybe

John Kaag

Essay/
Meaning & the Good Life
Dreadful dads

Few of the great existentialists had children. How can their philosophy help with the anxiety and dread of fatherhood?

John Kaag & Clancy Martin