Hope you commemorated it. There's big doings in Baltimore and Philadelphia.

This year marks the bicentennial of Poe's birth and 7 October was the 160th anniversary of his death. Here are some tidbits from his philosophical preoccupations:

Beyond Deduction and Induction: Towards Perfect Truth According to ...

Other links on this page expand on Poe's philosophy.

Poe considered Eureka, totally ignored in his lifetime, to be his philosophical summum:

Eureka­: A Prose Poem

For those of your interested in taking a hands-on approach, there still are some events left in the year to attend. . .

. . . in Baltimore these next few days:


. . . more on events in Baltimore this year:


. . . a conference in Philadelphia beginning tomorrow:

The Third International Edgar Allan Poe Conference: The Bicentennial will be held in Philadelphia, October 8-11, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency at Penn's Landing.

. . . year-long schedule for Virginia:


. . . other:


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Thanks for the links. I'll go through them as soon as I can.


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