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Overview

  • 1 Reference
  • Fluent in Ancient Greek, English, Latin; learning French, German
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Ph.D. student
  • B.A., M.A. (philosophy)
  • From Canton, OH
  • Profile 45% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Find housing in Carbondale, IL for Fall 2009

ABOUT ME

I'm a suburbanite midwesterner from Northeast Ohio. I went to school in Cleveland where I majored in philosophy. In the following September (2007), I moved to Boston to continue studying philosophy. I just finished my M.A., and now I am on my way to Carbondale, Illinois for my Ph.D. Basically the last few years have amounted to an increasingly large stack of books on my desk.

In my spare time--what remains of it at least!--I collect languages (mostly dead ones--Latin, Ancient Greek, Anglo-Saxon) and I build computers.

PHILOSOPHY

I've been working through this for years. I'll get back to you.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

My girlfriend couchsurfed in Lyon, France and when I went to visit her last Spring she recommended I give it a shot based on her experience.--Here I am!

Interests

Some of my activities include Ancient Greek, arguing, banter, conversation, debate, games, German, Latin, poetizing, philosophy, skating, the web, writing.

My primary interest is, of course, thinking too much

  • writing
  • books
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Favorite Music: Beatles, Damien Rice, Decemberists, Radiohead

Favorite TV Shows: MST3K, Rifftrax

Favorite Movies: Donnie Darko, Pan's Labyrinth, Swingers

Favorite Books: Virgil's Aeneid, Catullus's carmina, Tillich's Dynamics of Faith, Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I read Thoreau and then saw Walden Pond.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you how to fix a computer or read Latin; would love to learn some Kung Fu!

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