Frank Meester

Frank Meester (b. 1970) is a philosopher, writer and musician. Together with his brother Maarten, he wrote Philosophical Masters and Religious Masters. In 2008, he published Islam in the series Young Thinkers on Major Religions, and See Me: A Philosophy of Vanity. He publishes regularly in Filosofie Magazine and in the national daily de Volkskrant.

Waarom we de wereld niet rond kunnen krijgen

Waarom we de wereld niet rond kunnen krijgen

Pleidooi voor de inconsequentie

( 2021, 208 pagina's)

Squaring the Circle is a philosophical essay on a new school of thought, coined as ‘inconsequentialism’ by Frank Meester, while tidying his desk ‘on 17th September 2019 a 10.46 am’. Try as he might, each system he devises to organise his things leaves him with uncategorisable items to be tucked away in a cluttered drawer. This does, however, give him an analogy – for the impossibility of creating a perfectly consistent existence – which is just as well, according to the author: ‘People like to put things in boxes, but it never quite works out, not everything fits.’

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