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This one might be updated more regularly.…

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Is Wine Art?

“Here with a loaf of bread beneath the bough,

A jug of wine, a book of verse – and you

Beside me singing in the wilderness –

And the wilderness is Paradise anew.”

 

From the Ruba’iyat of Omar Khayyam.…

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Missing Penises in the British Museum

Any visitor to the British Museum will appreciate the aesthetic sensibility and proportional perfection of the Grecian sculptures on display, from Apollo to Venus and the many athletes and girls in between.

The period after 500 BCE is particularly interesting …

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Metaphysical Poetry

When I try to understand the essence of anything, whether it’s a word, concept or artefact, I tend to use etymology to help understand its origins. Art share’s the same root as Arm and essentially means, to fit together.  If …

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Hume Bundle Theory of Self

Greetings from Cape Town.  Dr. Peter Kail presented at the Philosophy Colloquium on Monday.

My understanding of the  talk  is that Hume’s philosophy was grounded in naturalism. My understanding of naturalism is that the world obeys the laws of nature, …

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