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The sadness of You and I

What to do when tears well up in you for no reason? The fucking feeling of being lost. To be a loser born out of tune with a world, wrestling to get to terms with it and yourself. 984 more words

Cultural Optimism

Envisaging Homer's World

by Mark English

To what extent do we have access to the thought-worlds of past eras? My experience of doing research in intellectual history has led me to be acutely aware of the difficulties. 3,546 more words

Essay

Heidegger’s Accordance (via Nietzsche)

In the third volume of his opus on Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger asks:

‘In what direction does the security of stability of the living being “man” go?’ 604 more words

Philosophy

Alt Heidegger

From Corriere Della Sera:

‘Heidegger – “Jews Self-destructed”

New Black Notebooks reveal philosopher’s shocking take on Shoah

di Donatella Di Cesare

The Shoah was an act of self-destruction by the Jews. 635 more words

Storytelling as Language - Where the Water Tastes Like Wine

So I haven’t read as much Gadamer this week as I would have liked, and am thus not at the point to devote an entire post to him just yet.  2,781 more words

Criticism

Nietzsche's Five Statements on Art

Nietzsche’s five statements on art are outlined as follows,

The first statement: art is the configuration of will to power.

The second statement: art is grasped in terms of the artist. 1,935 more words

Art

Selections of Heidegger's "Being and Time- Part II: The Everyday Being of the "There", and the Falling of Dasein

(POSTING A SERIES OF UNFORMATTED READING NOTES CURRENTLY– JUST TO SEPARATE THEM FROM MY OTHER, UNFINISHED SUMMARIES. FORMATTING WILL BE DONE AT SOME POINT)

B. The Everyday Being of the “There”, and the Falling of Dasein… 2,682 more words

Summaries