Saturday, July 30, 2011

Being in the World - Movie Trailer

Phenomenologists, Heideggerians, enactivists leaving their ivory towers and - very fittingly - engaging with the real world in this documentary movie: Being in the World (found via Hubert L. Dreyfus' website)

Friday, July 29, 2011

Dreyfus on Husserl and Heidegger

Hubert L. Dreyfus on Husserl and Heidegger, Phenomenology and Existentialism

Friday, July 22, 2011

Renata Salecl on Choice - RSA Animate

A very concise and poignant observation of the burden of choice and its connection to social change by Slovenian philosopher, sociologist and legal theorist Renata Salecl - again beautifully animated by Cognitive Media for RSA.

"...more and more this overworked subject starts not only consuming constantly around him but also consuming him- or herself..."

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Gmail Custom Time (TM)

Introducing Gmail Custom Time (TM) - Be on time. Every time.*

*The term "Every time" is used loosely here to represent the number 10.

Saturday, July 02, 2011

BBC Documentary: Kenneth Clark - Civilisation (1969/2011)

Civilisation: A Personal View by Kenneth Clark (1969) -this landmark BBC documentary on history itself became historic earlier this year by being aired again in a remastered version on BBC.

This great documentary in 13 parts deals with the question how Western civilisation is defined and how it emerged or was created since the decline of the Roman Empire.