Opinion | The Resilient Beauty of Flowers

I am in the kitchen preparing my graduate seminar on the French philosopher Emmanuel Levinas when I come upon a line in his essay “Totality and Infinity,” in which he critiques beauty as “indifference, cold splendor and silence.” I glance out the window and see a patch of dahlias I planted last spring. They are wild and leggy now,…

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