Category: aesthetics

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

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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...

“What if…?”:

What if we just took the “what if?” state of mind to be playing? I find I really need a definition, and this is both simple and versatile (I can’t be the only one...

Reading Flusser

The article “The Protreptic Writer” is now available the special issue of Flusser Studies on the theme Flusser as a writer.  In it,  I try to share my own experience of reading Flusser — an experience...