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Talking about writing this week, I congratulated a colleague on his lovely prose. His writing was concise, interesting and informative and made me happily read about… 444 more words


Theory Seminar: The Shape of Behaviour 3

Session 3 began with a question on our behaviours: ‘When do I cry?’ For me the answer is not often, although I may want to or be in a situation that makes me sad and tear up, I can’t actually cry unless in very extraordinary circumstances. 310 more words


Theory Seminar: The Shape of Behaviour 2

Rosalind Krauss in her article ‘Allusion and Illusion in Donald Judd’ criticises Judd, who believes in creating works with no allusion or illusion, saying that his work does allude to other things.   412 more words



I will admit […] that writing does do something to one’s memory — that at times it can have the effect of an album of childhood photographs, in which each image replaces the memory it aimed to preserve.

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Expla-nations, prose poem

This blog is my work in progress. This, not that. My, nor yours, his, theirs, or ours. Time passes, what was is not, what will be is coming. 687 more words

Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius

Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius by Ray Monk

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Ludwig Wittgenstein is widely regarded to be the most influential philosopher of the twentieth century. 1,042 more words


The Groundless Grounds of Wittgenstein & Heidegger

A friend of mine recently brought Lee Braver’s book Groundless Grounds: A Study of Wittgenstein and Heidegger (2012) to my attention, and I must say, it is so far an incredible book.  205 more words