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The End of the “World”

The End of the “World”
4 days ago

The End of the “World”

And those who expected lightning and thunder Are disappointed. And those who expected signs and archangels’ trumps Do not believe it is happening now. Czesław Miłosz, A Song on the …
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War, Aid and Atmosphere: The ‘Compassionate Worsening’ of Gaza
2 weeks ago

War, Aid and Atmosphere: The ‘Compassionate Worsening’ of Gaza

In a recent article, “Compassionate Genocide” (22 April 2024), the philosopher Michael Marder coined the striking and useful titular oxymoron to characterise the situation in Gaza. The meaning of this …
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Beyond Ukraine’s War Slogans: Why Both “Moral Obligation” and “Forced Peace” Fail
3 weeks ago

Beyond Ukraine’s War Slogans: Why Both “Moral Obligation” and “Forced Peace” Fail

“I have spent my life talking to people who run countries,” Tucker interjects to his vis-à-vis, who asked why he refrained from challenging Russian President Vladimir Putin during an interview. …
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The Obsession with ‘Style’ in Contemporary Aesthetics
4 weeks ago

The Obsession with ‘Style’ in Contemporary Aesthetics

By  •  Debates

While scrolling through social media such as Instagram and TikTok, one often encounters the word “aesthetic” that predominately applies to areas such as fashion, home decor, music, or books. Examples …
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