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Poetic Thinking 2016 | January 27, 2020

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Posts By Pensiero Liquido

Philosophy and Thinking

March 14, 2016 | 4

This is a passage from Wittgenstein’s Zettel:



Maybe of use in our thinking of the nature of thinking.

What role, if any, can philosophy play in poetic thinking? What are the knots? And if the task of … Read More

This Love is a Gas Chamber

March 9, 2016 | 2

Barthes writes:

Is it not indecent to compare the situation of a love-sick subject to that of an inmate of Dachau? Can one of the most unimaginable insults of History be compared with a trivial, childish, sophisticated, obscure incident occurring … Read More

Poetic Thinking — can Nietzsche help us? (some insights from The Gay Science)

February 26, 2016 |

Here are some quotes from “The Gay Science” by Nietzsche. They have been continuosly in my mind during our discussions regarding possibile characterization of “poetic thinking”. They are also relevant in specific with respect to the use of language poetically.

What … Read More

The way of Montaigne and the way of the Samurai.

February 17, 2016 |

“He who would teach men to die would teach them to live.” (p. 62)

The main point is that only through accepting and contemplating death, we can live freely. We cannot forget about death, because eventually something is going to … Read More

Akira Rabelais’ Gymnopédie

February 10, 2016 | 1

In relation to Andrew’s post, I was thinking about ways to apply the language used in class to the domain of music.

In particular, there are so many example of “refiguration“ that come to mind. What about Heidegger’s “temple“?

I … Read More


January 20, 2016 | 3

In order to compare (and better understand) Harris’ artworks, I wish to point at: “24 HRS IN PHOTOS” by Erik Kessels. This installation shares some essential elements with Network Effect, although it is an actual installation, and not something that … Read More

Thinking about “Refiguration”.

January 11, 2016 |

Although Art Deco is not directly appealing to me, there is something in it that I can relate to poetically. This building presents elements that I understand in a peculiar way – not necessarily faithfully to the intentions with which … Read More