Faith & Social Justice: In the spirit of Richard Overton and the 17th C. Levellers


15 July is the birthday of:

Walter Benjamin (1892-1940), a major Western Marxist philosopher.

Jacques Derrida (1930-2004), Algerian-born French philosopher who is one of the founders of the post-structuralist school known as Deconstructionism.

Iris Murdoch (1915-1999), Irish-born British philosopher; a moral realist and novelist.

AND . . .

Mary Virginia (Ginger) White Lamphere (1966-) my sister.  Happy birthday, Sis.  You are in very brainy company.

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  1. You missed Woody Guthrie’s birthday yesterday…

    Comment by Dan Trabue | July 15, 2009

  2. Arggh! Well, I have an application to remind me of family members and philosophers. I don’t have an ap to remind me of the births of folk singers.

    Comment by Michael Westmoreland-White | July 15, 2009

  3. You also missed Woody’s son Arlo’s birthday on July 10th. Too bad, it would have been a great time to post this link to his performance of “Alice’s Restuarant” 🙂

    Comment by haitianministries | July 15, 2009

  4. Michael whatever happened to Alice ? I had a real crush on her – great hippie lady !! 🙂

    Comment by Paul | July 16, 2009

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