Evans et al. (2021) seem to have been well aware of the circular reasoning in their argument.
On February 12, 2021, Tom Bethell passed away at the age of 84 after a long illness.
The more secure the stronghold against paraphrase, the more special the object of our failed praise.
I remember having an exchange with Tom about the meaning of his last name, which seems to correspond to the Biblical place name Beth El, meaning “House of God.”
There’s an inviting coziness about this time of year, perfect for shutting the computer down, putting the accursed iPhone away, and retreating to the beauty of printed pages.