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On books and their destiny
Are older books non-functional relics - merely sights to behold?
Last updated: 03 Oct 2014 09:18 GMT
Ethiopia's Meles Zenawi: Legacies, memories, histories
Distorted rhetoric and commemorative acts seek to obfuscate the true dictatorial legacy of Ethiopia's late leader.
Awol K Allo
Last updated: 05 Sep 2014 14:46 GMT
Gaza: Poetry after Auschwitz
'To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric.' Is writing poetry after Gaza also barbaric?
Last updated: 08 Aug 2014 10:33 GMT
'Despising' Judith Butler and the future of Zionism
The only hope for a lasting peace in Israel and/or Palestine lies in a reimagination of the two nationalisms.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2014 11:10 GMT
Cinema and the condition of coloniality
The winners of this year's Cannes top prizes were an Iranian and a Tunisian - but both set their films in France.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 16:34 GMT
When philosophers join the kill chain
The most vehement debates on the use of force by the US surround attacks by remotely-piloted drone aircraft.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2012 18:48 GMT
Art and the language of things
Inanimate objects may communicate a meaning or intent through their juxtaposition with other objects, and with us.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2012 18:02 GMT
Do plants have their own form of conciousness?
Although plants may not have the capacity to experience pain, they relate to the world around them in a unique way.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2012 17:34 GMT
Diego Rivera: public art, private museums
The display of Diego Rivera's artwork in a private museum defies all that it was meant to represent.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2012 13:39 GMT
Why Latin America calls on philosophers
Recently concluded Forum of Philosophy reflects social progress of Latin America, writes the author.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2012 07:39 GMT
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