Reckless or feckless?

November 11, 2005

I teach Mark Lilla's The Reckless Mind, the book that Paul Cartledge prefers to my own (The Intellectual) (Books, November 4).

Students study it as part of a course called "The feckless mind".

Notwithstanding Cartledge's misgivings, I'll take reckless over feckless any day.

Steve Fuller Warwick University

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