"To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts ... but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates ... It is to solve some of the problems of life, not just theoretically, but practically."

— Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Philosophical Editing

Assistance clarifying the point, deepening the meaning, strengthening the argument and exposing the structure of a piece of writing.

Socratic techniques of question and answer help the author to anticipate consequences of a line of thinking and develop more subtle positions.

Applicable to many forms of writing, including correspondence, pieces of fiction (short stories, novels, plays), as well as scholarly work.

Projects of all sizes.

Editing consultations may be held in person, or remotely by telephone, email, or video conferencing technology.

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