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Russian constructivism

The constructivist movement started developing around 1917-20 in soviet Russia. Its founder was Vladimir Evgrafovich Tatlin who was a Russian painter and architect. The movement was a part of Russian Avant Grade which flourished in Russian between 1890 and 1930. 81 more words

Pop art research

Pop art began in late 1950s in Britain and early 60s in the United States. The first significant Pop art image was made by Richard Hamilton. 104 more words

"On Truth"

Just recently I finished reading Harry G. Frankfurt’s On Truth. A very nice, straightforward, unpretentious discussion of its topic, in a small, slim, almost pocketsized volume (clothback). 1,294 more words

Philosophical Problems Of Living

Laurent Binet's HHhH Is a Thrilling Intertextual Adventure Story

The ugly fact is books are made out of books. The novel depends for its life on the novels that have been written.

–Cormac McCarthy, interview in 

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Conceptualizing Difference

Note: This post is mostly for future reference: something I can point students to if this topic comes up in class (as it sometimes does), although comments are of course welcome. 1,497 more words

Smith on Postmodernism and Religion - Reflection

See a video of the lecture here.

In the opening minutes of his lecture on postmodernism and religion, James K. A. Smith makes an unsurprising but probably overlooked observation, that though our philosophy is postmodern, the postmodernity of society is actually deeply rooted in modernity. 230 more words

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies at 87

Nobel Laureat Gabriel García Márquez has died at the age of 87. He is the author of One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera… 170 more words

Cultural Fiction