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Readers here seek their own level; not everyone will be interested in commentaries on prime matter in Aristotle's Metaphysics or cogitations on Searle's performatives. But some people will be interested in them; and if just one person reads your old college paper on Husserl here and because of it makes a new conceptual connection, then Enlightenment's purpose is fulfilled. Traffic is increasing daily, and visitors stay a while exploring the collection. That wouldn't be the case if the general consensus were "Who'd wanna read this dumb ol essay on Peirce that's been sitting in the back of my t-shirt drawer?"

Scholarship: It's not just for academia!

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