Camus au Brésil – Virgil TANASE

Le voyage commence mal. Camus est de mauvaise humeur et il a de mauvais pressentiments – il l'écrit à Maria Casarès, peut-être aussi pour lui faire savoir à quel point il est malheureux loin d'elle. Le voyage en voiture l'a fatigué. À Marseille il faisait trop chaud, mais le mistral était trop froid. Il a la fièvre.… Continue lendo Camus au Brésil – Virgil TANASE

If Life Has No Meaning, Why Live? – Albert Camus & The Absurd Man | Einzelgänger

According to French-Algerian philosopher Albert Camus, our world has no ultimate meaning, but if it had, it would be impossible to know it. It’s all pretty pointless as if the universe is nothing more than a cosmic coincidence, born without any specific goal or significance. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBjFC7g6ur8 For some, such a meaningless existence could lead to… Continue lendo If Life Has No Meaning, Why Live? – Albert Camus & The Absurd Man | Einzelgänger

“The Psychology of Mystical Experience” – Alan WATTS

Binding contrast into paradox, Alan takes us on a journey through the psychology of mystical experience in relation to life and death, followed by a jaunt through the power of nothingness. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Acpeb1PCMiA In this episode of Being in the Way, Mark Watts opens the door to the vault, introducing two rare recordings from his father,… Continue lendo “The Psychology of Mystical Experience” – Alan WATTS

“Niilismo e história” – Albert CAMUS

Cento e cinquenta anos de revolta metafísica e de niilismo viram retornar com obstinação, sob diferentes disfarces, o mesmo rosto devastado, o do protesto humano. Todos, erguidos contra a condição humana e seu criador, afirmaram a solidão da criatura, o nada de qualquer moral. Mas, ao mesmo tempo, todos procuraram construir um reino puramente terrestre… Continue lendo “Niilismo e história” – Albert CAMUS

“Aesthetics and Mystical Vision” – Alan WATTS

In this recording from 1972, Alan Watts lectures on mystical vision via art, aesthetics, and Buddhist and Daoist philosophy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ar7pw4Gd1XM Functional Art (0:10)Creating Works of Nature (23:49)Meaning and Insanity (48:43) “You and I have all conspired with ourselves to pretend that we are not really God, but of course we are. That is perfectly obvious.… Continue lendo “Aesthetics and Mystical Vision” – Alan WATTS

The Journal of a Disappointed Man – W. N. P. BARBELLION

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY H.G. WELLS NEW YORK, GEORGE H. DORAN COMPANY (1919) "I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but… Continue lendo The Journal of a Disappointed Man – W. N. P. BARBELLION

“O experimentalismo contra os idealismos nos escritos intermediários de Nietzsche” – Jelson Roberto de OLIVEIRA

Princípios, UFRN, v. 16, n. 26, jul/dez 2009, p. 149-166 Resumo: Pretende-se nesse artigo demonstrar como o chamado experimentalismo se apresenta, nas obras do segundo período da produção nietzscheana (1878-1882), enquanto estratégia de combate aos “idealismos” (cujo resultado foi um distanciamento daquilo que Nietzsche compreende como vida) presentes na filosofia metafísica. Além disso, intenta-se esclarecer… Continue lendo “O experimentalismo contra os idealismos nos escritos intermediários de Nietzsche” – Jelson Roberto de OLIVEIRA

“Da unidade à vacuidade e interdependência de todos os seres no pensamento hindu e budista” – Paulo BORGES

Religare, UFPB, v.13, n.2, dezembro de 2016, p.348-378. Resumo: O objectivo do presente artigo é mostrar o estatuto de todas as formas de vida no pensamento hindu e budista. Enquanto no pensamento hindu predomina a visão da procedência de todos os seres e coisas de uma unidade englobante, simultaneamente transcendente e imanente, no pensamento budista… Continue lendo “Da unidade à vacuidade e interdependência de todos os seres no pensamento hindu e budista” – Paulo BORGES

“Are all things empty? – Nagarjuna & The Buddhist Middle Way” – Filip HOLM | Let’s Talk Religion

In this episode, we explore the teachings of the Buddhist philosopher Nagarjuna and his school, known as Madhyamika, or "The Middle Way". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWZ-OnmKl70 Sources/Suggested Reading: Siderits, Mark & Shoryu Katsura (Translated by) (2013). Nagarjuna's Middle Way: The Mulamadhyamakakarika. Classics of Indian Buddhism. Wisdom Publications. Westerhoff, Jan (2009). Nagarjuna's Madhyamaka: A Philosophical Introduction. Oxford University Press.… Continue lendo “Are all things empty? – Nagarjuna & The Buddhist Middle Way” – Filip HOLM | Let’s Talk Religion

“Repenser le théâtre: Benjamin Fondane, pour une poétique existentielle” – Nicoleta Popa BLANARIU

ALEA - Estudos Neolatinos, UFRJ, vol. 24/1 , jan.-abr. 2022, p. 19-40. RÉSUMÉ: Quelques traits dominants confèrent une certaine unité à la vision de Benjamin Fondane, alias B. Fundoianu, sur le théâtre. Raffinées sous l’emprise du milieu intellectuel et artistique français, notamment à la suite de la rencontre avec Artaud et Chestov (ce qui a… Continue lendo “Repenser le théâtre: Benjamin Fondane, pour une poétique existentielle” – Nicoleta Popa BLANARIU