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The Strangeness of Theism and Atheism

Heidegger asks a very good question in his essay “What is Metaphysics?” He poses the question about the nature of nothing. The atheistic scientist believes that all that exists is the universe or the multiverse. 535 more words


Inner worlds

At Culture Lab in Newcastle this week my colleague Jimmy Tidey ran a workshop with some other Creative Exchange PhD candidates in the context of a program wide symposium. 473 more words

H is for Hermeneutics

You may know that I hail from an evangelical-charismatic background.  What you may not know is that I am continually challenged in conversations about the need to interpret our experiences and texts. 759 more words


Pulling Out of the Traffic: The Future of Culture (3)

This is the third in a series of posts under the same general title.

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Getting things to run smoothly, working to achieve a lack of resistance, this is the antithesis of art’s essence, it is the antithesis of wisdom, which is based on restricting or being restricted.

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Philosophies of the Self: existentialism onwards

Existentialists believe that we are free to choose who we want to be, but they also emphasise commitment and responsibility. Explore personal identity with the help of existentialist ideas past and present including those of Kierkegaard, Sartre, de Beauvoir and Heidegger. 24 more words

Adult Education

new paths

Clarity this morning – after having been super-involved in a current drama in one of the groups I am attending -  and then it came to me, this insight: Let it be just as it is. 144 more words

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Heidegger, forse il filosofo più pedante nella storia della filosofia, in “Essere e Tempo”, in cui , per dire, si interroga sul significato dell’essere, sostiene che in ogni domanda possiamo individuare un… 234 more words