Category: Live philosophy

On Meaning

On Meaning, this little animal growing up inside until it eats us up or runs away 26 January 2016 There is something deeply alive and partly independent about meaning – and the way it occurs in our life – which never ceases to...

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The ‘spirit’ of flamenco

The ‘spirit’ of flamenco 27 June 2015 When he dances, something else moves him – duende, the spirit? The continuous background dialogue between the singers and the dancers – ‘ole!’, and all the gestures towards each other,...

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Frankenstein’s Elisabeth

Frankenstein’s Elisabeth 16 May 2015 The question of the self and identity may be more important in ethics than it is in metaphysics, because without personhood and ‘the other’, there can be NO ethics at all. That is why the...

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The Bach sunset

The Bach sunset 07 May 2006 Bach’s Ciaccona – in the evening, above the trees and under a sky of grey – is the perfect expression of how one feels on colourless evenings. So deep, so true, so… undecided. Sad and...

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The Book of oblivion

The Book of oblivion 24 October 2005 This is for those who freed themselves from the chains of academic philosophy. This is for those who think their own thoughts – and don’t TRY to follow them through to...

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