Australian philosopher, literary critic, legal scholar, and professional writer. Based in Newcastle, NSW. My latest books are THE TYRANNY OF OPINION: CONFORMITY AND THE FUTURE OF LIBERALISM (2019) and AT THE DAWN OF A GREAT TRANSITION: THE QUESTION OF RADICAL ENHANCEMENT (2021).
I woke up this morning to be confronted by news of the death of Arthur C. Clarke, aged 90. While this was not totally unexpected, given Clarke's age and his poor state of health in recent times, it's still saddening. More later, perhaps.