Blogging a book

Here is an interesting book – online, waiting for a publisher, and quite excellent.

This site is home to a book too unusual to interest your typical risk-averse publisher. Moby-Dick as Philosophy: Plato – Melville – Nietzsche blurs the disciplinary boundaries between literary criticism, history of philosophy, and philosophical meditation. It is a work of original creative philosophy.

On the banner I have referred to this as a “blogged book,” but this is no book derived from a series of blog posts. Moby-Dick as Philosophy is a book, period. I wrote it with no thought whatever of releasing it by way of a blog. I had, and I still have, every intention of placing it with a good publisher.

Title page of the first edition of Moby-Dick, ...

Title page of the first edition of Moby-Dick, 1851. Source: Beinecke Library, Yale University *URL: http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/dl_crosscollex/photoneg/oneITEM.asp?pid=39002036007103&iid=3600710&srchtype= (Photo credit: Wikipedia)