“Existential Ecology” Through Time in Figuring by Maria Popova

Maria Popova’s search for what it means to live a good life explores the connectedness of literature, science, philosophy, nature and art. Popova is a purveyor of the marginalia of life—all the bits and pieces woven into a beautiful design that spans both time and space.

In her fascinating compilation, Figuring (Pantheon Books), Popova chronicles what she’s learned from her research at her website Brainpickings.org—a “human-powered discovery engine for interestingness”—which has been included as a permanent web archive in the Library of Congress.

Read the rest of my review here.

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