Introduction We all know them when we see them. Works of art then when you look at them create a kind of inner 'what the?' question, and which only begin to make sense when you read the little essay provided by the artist. Or worse yet, where one comes away with the distinct impression that … Continue reading Conceptual art is when . . .
Introduction ‘What is human?’ as a question is something that has eternally fascinated thinkers and writers. Put less poetically, what we are looking for is some way of defining what that sense of humanity’s uniqueness that we all feel actually means: a specification of what it is about us that makes us special. Until recently, … Continue reading What is human?
Introduction In recent days it has been very hard not to be aware of Charlie Sheen and his curiously uninhibited life-style; indeed the media coverage of his each and every action or utterance has been such that even one so generally ignorant of popular culture as I has (eventually) noticed that something excitingly strange was … Continue reading Charlie Sheen, Societal Roles and Transgression