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Philosophy of the Arts


The predominant approach here is phenomenological in combination with linguistic analysis

The boredom of computerisation

Listening to the radio is not just about the music. JazzFM, SkyRadio, and many other radio stations broadcast randomly chosen selections from a selection of music. Perhaps the initial selection…

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J.M. Coetzee

“Is dit Coetzee? Dat is een makkelijke. Hoe vinden we een auteur? Door naar Zuid-Afrika af te reizen? Dat denk ik niet. We vinden hem door die boeken op de…

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Biology and ethics

Wiener Aktionism, Biology and Ethics Biology prescribes that humans strive for survival. It simply makes no sense for a person sustaining a life of his own, to do things which…

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Up In the Air (2009)

Thoughts I formulated about living in-between persons, put into a film. Very consistently. Clooney is great; one, also, gets the impression the film is about him. (IMDB)

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Sell your Death

A dear friend, an artist herself, made me realise that television is far more extreme than art is, with regard to crossing moral limitations. She pointed me to the case…

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A case of Immoral Art

Kristian von Hornsleth, Danish artist, devised The Hornsleth Village Project Uganda: “The Hornsleth Village Project Uganda saw every individual in a village change their name to Hornsleth, in a simple…

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