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A lively interview colleagues and I conducted in with Jorge Luis Borges. We talked about the philosophers who have influenced him and his work.
You can view the transcript and hear the audio here. Now the biggest Italian newspaper, La Stampa, has featured the Borges interview as the lead story in its Sunday Cultura section. Forbes magazine asked me to write about five of my favorite composers. Jean Baudrillard has died.
We ought not to speak ill of the dead, but I did write this rather a long time back. This examination of the concept of tribal or so-called primitive art appeared a few years ago in the Oxford Encyclopedia of Aesthetics. Back in the early s my local newspaper asked me to review a new book on the South Pacific by the irascible Paul Theroux.
Oh good, I thought. Little did I know As for writing badly, well, yes, that can be learned too. Here is a short review. Read about his Literary Darwinism here.
What I came up with can be read here. Richard Rorty views progress in science as a matter of scientists changing their vocabularies. He provides a neat summary of his ideas in Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity. You can read it here.
It discusses authenticity in music and in indigenous art, and places autheticity in the context of audience response. A shot at a definitive analysis of intentionalism in art and criticism was published in Of historic interest only are pieces on Radio Moscow and Moscow News which I wrote after a visit to Moscow in the frigid January of The city was boiling over politically at the time.
The occasion of my trip was to deliver this address to the Russian Institute of Aesthetics.
Steiner is awfully interested in art commerce. I wish he would pay some attention to aesthetic values. He lived in Los Angeles when I was a kid. I never would have laid eyes on him, of course, but at least we used to read the same astrologer."In Memoriam A.H.H." or simply "In Memoriam" is a poem by the British poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson, completed in It is a requiem for the poet's beloved Cambridge friend Arthur Henry Hallam, who died suddenly of a cerebral haemorrhage in Vienna in It contains some of Tennyson's most accomplished lyrical work, and is an unusually sustained exercise in lyric verse.
Commentary. William A. Niskanen: In Memoriam. By Steve H. Hanke. This article appeared on regardbouddhiste.com on January 4, In late October, Bill Niskanen met his Maker.
Cato lost its chairman.
In Memoriam: Jim Harrison, CPCU, CIC, CLU, ChFC was a renowned P&C industry coverage expert and educator that passed away in December Archive of his syndicated column about international and British politics and issues, arranged by topic.
FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY FEMA /October NEHRP COMMENTARY ON THE GUIDELINES FOR THE SEISMIC REHABILITATION OF BUILDINGS Issued by FEMA in furtherance of the Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction.
San Antonio lost a true giant Friday when Tom Frost Jr. died at the age of 90, the patriarch of one of San Antonio’s most storied families and the fourth-generation Frost to bear the name and.