40 min

Ep. 6 -- Outboard Brain: The Commonplace Book Handmade Humanity

    • Education

In this episode of Handmade Humanity, Austin Hoffman and Max Pointner discuss the commonplace book. The commonplace book is a longstanding tradition stretching to Greco-Roman times. The commonplace book is a repository of wisdom and a collection of beautiful quotations. It is a repository of the sweet nectar of flowers to be mixed into a sweet substance. Join Austin and Max as they discuss their own methods for commonplacing, the reasons behind commonplacing, and some suggestions for keeping your own commonplace book.

Resources:

Harvard collection of commonplace books

Jenny Rollins method of commonplacing

Ryan Holiday on the commonplace book

John Locke's Method for Common-place

A description of Locke's method


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Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/handmadehumanity/support

In this episode of Handmade Humanity, Austin Hoffman and Max Pointner discuss the commonplace book. The commonplace book is a longstanding tradition stretching to Greco-Roman times. The commonplace book is a repository of wisdom and a collection of beautiful quotations. It is a repository of the sweet nectar of flowers to be mixed into a sweet substance. Join Austin and Max as they discuss their own methods for commonplacing, the reasons behind commonplacing, and some suggestions for keeping your own commonplace book.

Resources:

Harvard collection of commonplace books

Jenny Rollins method of commonplacing

Ryan Holiday on the commonplace book

John Locke's Method for Common-place

A description of Locke's method


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Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/handmadehumanity/support

40 min

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