for Bill Vallicella! It has now been seven years since he began Maverick Philosopher, and I earnestly hope that he'll continue a great deal longer. I have ever found Dr. Vallicella polite without being overeager, stern without being rude, profound without being vague, technical without being narrow, absurdly well-read without being snobbish, egalitarian without being indiscriminately welcome, a superb stylist without overworking himself (or at least appearing to), and a sharp wit to boot. He's also never missed a day blogging (!), so let's all be grateful to him for that.
I (fairly) recently read his A Paradigm Theory of Existence and a couple of his professional articles (Brentano on existence and his defense of the PSR), which book and articles I strongly recommend to all both of my readers. To celebrate, I will tonight enjoy his Catholic Philosophical Quarterly article defending occasionalism, upon which expect to see commentary shortly.
To sum up: thanks for the blog, Dr. Vallicella, and keep up the brilliant work!