critical prophecy, that is to say, philosophy

Generally speaking, no one would feel immediately comfortable today claiming the position of prophet. Naturally, the prophet has not altogether disappeared from Western culture. Excerpts of "Creation and Salvation" by Giorgio Agamben,Nudities, (SUP: 2011).         Edited by Thomas Marconi. Prophets disappear early on in Western history. In as much as  the Messiah appeared on … Continue reading critical prophecy, that is to say, philosophy

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Are foodies the demise of fine art?

"Art reveals the how of experience that we call aesthetic" Michel Henry   There was a great op-ed piece in the New York Times sunday paper a couple weeks ago by William Deresiewicz about the foodie movement (that I pointed to in my last blog), where the author surmised that "we are in danger of confusing our … Continue reading Are foodies the demise of fine art?