by Daniel Hendrickson

All Things Shining – Hubert Dreyfus and Sean Dorrance Kelly


“Taylor, Dreyfus and Kelly lament a pervasive malaise and lack of purpose in the lives of contemporary Westerners. A ‘nihilism of the secular age leaves us with the awful sense that nothing matters in the world at all.’ This, they claim, is a particular American mood, and it is characterized by addiction, depression, consumerism, terrorism, and tennis academies.”