Paul Klee’s Angelus Novus design is used by Benjamin as a metaphor to describe the link between progress and catastrophe.
In what follows we shall be questioning concerning memes. Our question is: what is the essence of the meme? According Continue reading
In mythology, autochthones (from Ancient Greek αὐτός “self,” and χθών “soil”; i.e. “people sprung from earth itself”) are those mortals Continue reading
During the nineteenth-century, the German speaking world was going through a period of rapid social and political upheaval. This tumultuous Continue reading
It is a rare opportunity for a philosopher to have occasion to comment, not upon the written content of a Continue reading
There is undoubtedly a variety of opinion in matters of art appreciation – someone may, for example, detest Damien Hirst’s Continue reading
The great messianic art critic Walter Benjamin saw the role of film in his era of capitalist culture as creating Continue reading
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