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Workshop CFP: The Mimetic Condition: A Transdisciplinary ApproachInstitute of Philosophy, KU Leuven (Belgium)December 5-6, 2019Keynote: Prof. Gunter Gebauer (Free University of Berlin)Since the…Continue
Hi everyone! I help run an amazing interdisciplinary artist/thinker residency program called The School of Making Thinking based out of the U.S. and I wanted to share our summer programs and encourage Performance Philosophy ppl to apply (as I think many will find them quite interested :- )
see below! best, Aaron
The School of Making Thinking hosts Summer Intensives for…
"As far as I know, the "broken heart" is often the door which allows illness to take over, by making people giving up. La Boheme is a classical case: guess the idea is that illness has spread due to her being so hurt.
A few passages in the Dialectic of Enlightenment suggest a concern with the erotic in the work of Critical Theory; Schopenhauer's philosophy also provided the basis for a new conception of sexuality and erotics in the arts. What's more, these underscore the necessity of transgressive eros in the creation of a post-catastrophic art (see especially Laurence Dreyfus' recent work on Wagner). As a playwright I am particularly interested in the role this plays in a written drama preferatory to…See More
"If you're looking for something concerning a 'broken heart' that itsn't overdetermined by sexual or romantic relationship, there is always Kafka. Back in the late 80's- early 90's Steven Berkov (or Stephan Birkoff,…"
"I'm currently researching the medicalization of said condition and hoping to juxtapose it against its Romantic understanding. John Ford's The Broken Heart, and the 1913 silent film Marble Heart have both been brought to my…"