Category: aesthetics

It’s concerns both perception and judgement. It’s is not logic or ethics.

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I am a digital immigrant

I only heard of the term “digital immigrant” a few days ago and would like to pay my rather belated respects to Marc Prensky, who, in 2001, coined the terms “native” and “immigrant” to...

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Who do you think you are?

Lambert Wiesing, the only practicing phenomenologist I know, just published a book about the perception of self (Ich für mich). It’s a difficult argument, as you might expect.  It turns out that proper philosophers have simply never...

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This is Publishing?

I’ve spent the last few days wrestling with the internet on various levels.  I was trying to get an account on Instagram for my husband, because he’s installing new work at my friend Deborah’s...

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How Not to Translate Heidegger

“How Not to Translate Heidegger” is the name of a discussion on academia.edu.  One segment, focussed on Heidegger’s use of the word “Dasein,” seems to have ended today.  We’ve all received a PDF summary.  “Dasein” is often...

Aesthetic Education

I hope against hope that someday “aesthetic” might be widely understood as something that is NOT always, inevitably, associated with art. I hope it might be understood as something as something closer to sense...