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Helen Pluckrose, a researcher in the humanities who focuses on late medieval and early modern religious writing for and about women, wrote a critical and somewhat controversial piece on postmodernism and cultural constructivism which she sees as currently dominating the... weiterlesen →

“I’ve realized that I should really go with what I believe in, even if it’s against the taste or opinion of others”: Artist Shira Wachsmann on her artistic practices and its connection to Cacti, smartphones and philosophy

Shira Wachsmann is a visual artist based in Berlin. She was born in Israel, travelled across India, spent some time in London and finally settled in the German capital ten years ago. We’ve talked to her about her work, life... weiterlesen →

Pussy Riot und intellektuelle Redlichkeit: Thomas Metzinger kritisiert die moderne Kultur

Thomas Metzinger ist Professor für theoretische Philosophie an der katholischen Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz und einer der besten Spezialisten im Bereich der Bewusstseinsphilosophie in der Welt. Sein 2009 erschienenes Buch für das breitere Publikum “The Ego Tunnel – The Science of... weiterlesen →

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