“4 Months 3 Weeks And 2 Days”, dir. by Cristian Mungiu (2007)

4 luni, 3 săptămâni și 2 zile is a 2007 Romanian art film with drama and thriller elements, written and directed by Cristian Mungiu and starring Anamaria Marinca, Laura Vasiliu, and Vlad Ivanov. The film is set in Communist Romania in the final years of the Nicolae Ceaușescu era. It tells the story of two… Continue lendo “4 Months 3 Weeks And 2 Days”, dir. by Cristian Mungiu (2007)

“Nihilism and Negritude: Ways of Living in Africa” – Célestin MONGA

Nihilism: African Variations So I’m in Douala: no other airport has this picturesque absurdity, this hectic torpor, and this huge dose of bitterness. The customs hall is taken by storm by all manner of individuals whom the damp atmosphere doesn’t discourage. As always, you have to wait, interminably, for the luggage. From one and the… Continue lendo “Nihilism and Negritude: Ways of Living in Africa” – Célestin MONGA

“A Celan, por Cioran” – Rodolfo Alonso

La Gaceta, domingo 15 de Mayo de 2011 Sin el menor ánimo de polemizar, y apenas a simple título informativo, me permití aludir a una remembranza de Abel Posse sobre “El nada centenario Cioran”, publicada en el suplemento cultural del diario argentino “La Gaceta” (de Tucumán) el pasado domingo 24 de abril. Al referirse allí a “tantos… Continue lendo “A Celan, por Cioran” – Rodolfo Alonso

“La crisis del hombre de hoy” – Ernesto SÁBATO

Ernesto Sabato, magistral disertación sobre la crisis del hombre en el Siglo XX y XXI. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMGuyqAG0pA RELACIONADO:

El neoplatonismo – David Hernández de la FUENTE

Fundación Juan March, 19 de mayo de 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3mUNx35SgM La cuarta y última conferencia del ciclo "La filosofía helenística. La búsqueda de la felicidad" está dedicada al neoplatonismo, a cargo del escritor, crítico, traductor y catedrático de filología griega en la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, David Hernández de la Fuente. En el contexto de la llamada “antigüedad… Continue lendo El neoplatonismo – David Hernández de la FUENTE

“John Keats and ‘negative capability’” – Stephen HEBRON

BRITISH LIBRARY > Discovering Literature > Romantics and Victorians Stephen Hebron explores Keats’s understanding of negative capability, a concept which prizes intuition and uncertainty above reason and knowledge. In December 1817 John Keats was returning from the Christmas pantomime with his friends Charles Wentworth Dilke and Charles Brown. On the walk home, he later told his brothers… Continue lendo “John Keats and ‘negative capability’” – Stephen HEBRON

John Keats: documentary (2014)

John Keats (31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821) was an English poet of the second generation of Romantic poets, with Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley, although his poems had been in publication for less than four years when he died of tuberculosis at the age of 25. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtsZ79kt4Iw They were indifferently received in… Continue lendo John Keats: documentary (2014)

“Modernity and the theologico-political problem in the thought of Joseph de Maistre and Fyodor Dostoyevsky: A comprehensive comparison” – Alexandru RACU

Thesis submitted to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the PhD degree in Political Science, University of Ottawa, 2013 [PDF] Abstract: In this thesis I compare the views of Joseph de Maistre and Fyodor Dostoyevsky with regard to the relation between modernity and the theologico-political problem. I… Continue lendo “Modernity and the theologico-political problem in the thought of Joseph de Maistre and Fyodor Dostoyevsky: A comprehensive comparison” – Alexandru RACU

Documentary: The Romantics (2006)

Peter Ackroyd, writer, historian and presenter of The Romantics, explains how Romantic poetry brought about a revolution in ideas in the early 19th century that changed the face of the world today https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpL77C2RNVk This documentary looks at a group of visionary writers who changed the way we see the world - the Romantics - and… Continue lendo Documentary: The Romantics (2006)

“Mundo como metáfora e as metáforas-mundo” – Hans BLUMENBERG

Uma expressão como "chove" poderia ser vista como a forma originária da determinação mínima, como se pode verificar na fácil metaforização "chovem protestos". Quem é que propriamente chove? Já foi dito que este impessoal descreve a generalidade da situação em que se fixa o fenômeno especial da chuva, do relâmpago e do trovão. Disso derivaria… Continue lendo “Mundo como metáfora e as metáforas-mundo” – Hans BLUMENBERG