Fernando Pessoa and the Terrible Paradox of Self-Awareness | Pursuit of Wonder

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qU1sDBU9Cs In this video, we explore a mysterious yet beautiful work of literature produced by one of the most interesting writers of the twentieth century: The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa. The story of the book itself is perhaps as unsettling as its contents. RELATED CONTENT:

Putin and the presidents | Frontline PBS documentary

FRONTLINE investigates Russian President Vladimir Putin’s clashes with five American presidents as he’s tried to rebuild the Russian empire. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJI8XTa_DII Drawing on in-depth conversations with insiders from five U.S. presidential administrations, former U.S. intelligence leaders, diplomats, Russian politicians, authors and journalists, “Putin and the Presidents” reveals how the miscalculations and missteps of multiple American presidents… Continue lendo Putin and the presidents | Frontline PBS documentary

“Hermenéutica y genealogía del mito en la obra de Hans Blumenberg” – Tomás POLLÁN

Tomás Pollán García (Valdespino de Somoza, León, 1948) es un filósofo español, profesor de Antropología y Filosofía en la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBjj1FxCK7g Licenciado en Filosofía por la Universidad de Comillas (Santander-Madrid) 1965-68 (summa cum laude) y por la Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1968-70). Su memoria de licenciatura en la Universidad Complutense fue dirigida… Continue lendo “Hermenéutica y genealogía del mito en la obra de Hans Blumenberg” – Tomás POLLÁN

Dossiê: “Existencialismo” | Revista Dialectus (UFC)

É com grande satisfação que a Revista Dialectus traz a público seu vigésimo sétimo número, composto pelo Dossiê Existencialismo: fontes, diálogos e repercussões. Passaram-se mais de sessenta anos desde a morte de pensadores de notável calibre como Albert Camus e Maurice Merleau-Ponty, e quase quarenta anos desde a morte dos gigantes intelectuais Jean-PaulSartre e Simone… Continue lendo Dossiê: “Existencialismo” | Revista Dialectus (UFC)

Ataques em Brasília: Lilia Schwarcz compara ação de golpistas ao Estado Islâmico | UOL News

O UOL Entrevista desta terça (17) recebe a historiadora e antropóloga Lilia Schwarcz. A entrevista é conduzida por Fabíola Cidral e os colunistas do UOL Josias de Souza e Carla Araújo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaQfZ8BtzJk https://twitter.com/caleromarcelo/status/1614799916123013121 O STF (Supremo Tribunal Federal) lançou em 17 de janeiro de 2023 a campanha publicitária “Democracia Inabalada”, em resposta aos atos extremistas… Continue lendo Ataques em Brasília: Lilia Schwarcz compara ação de golpistas ao Estado Islâmico | UOL News

“The true heresy: gnosticism, the world religion of worldlessness” – Peter SLOTERDIJK

A world religion has been newly discovered. Gilles Quispel (1951: 1) on the Nag Hammadi findings Shortly after the Second World War, which led to the death of forty-two million people according to conservative estimates and fifty-five million according to others, a large clay container filled with numerous papyrus codices in the Coptic language, almost… Continue lendo “The true heresy: gnosticism, the world religion of worldlessness” – Peter SLOTERDIJK

“Solidarity and the Crisis of Trust: Avineri, Gray, Krastev, Lash, Manent, Sloterdijk, Staniszkis, Vattimo” – Jacek KOTTAN (ed.)

Solidarity has turned out to be a crucial concept for understanding political, moral, and human reality – indeed, crucial for understanding today’s world at large. Although I intend neither to summarize nor conclude the thoughts of the many marvelous thinkers present in this volume, I do wish to formulate several remarks which either directly or… Continue lendo “Solidarity and the Crisis of Trust: Avineri, Gray, Krastev, Lash, Manent, Sloterdijk, Staniszkis, Vattimo” – Jacek KOTTAN (ed.)

A transparência destrói a confiança: um paradoxo – Byung-Chul HAN

Frente ao progresso irrefreável das técnicas de supervisão, o futurista David Brin assevera a fuga para frente, exigindo a supervisão de todos por todos; portanto, uma democratização da supervisão. A partir daí ele tem esperança de criar uma transparent society. Desse modo, postula um imperativo categórico: “Can we stand living exposed to scrutiny, our secrets… Continue lendo A transparência destrói a confiança: um paradoxo – Byung-Chul HAN

“Nietzsche on trust and mistrust” – Mark ALFANO

In Mark Alfano, David Collins & Iris Jovanovic (eds.), Perspectives on Trust in the History of Philosophy. Lexington (forthcoming) Abstract: Nietzsche talks about trust [vertraue*] and mistrust [misstrau*] in all of his published and authorized works, from The Birth of Tragedy to Ecce Homo. He refers to trust in 90 passages and mistrust in 101 –… Continue lendo “Nietzsche on trust and mistrust” – Mark ALFANO