Whisky & Photography

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Had quite an interesting exchange on Facebook in the last couple of days, which started off with me posting a picture of one of my favourite Scotch Whiskies. It led to the idea of combining a print swap with a whisky tasting. Paul Clements: …  the idea came from the David Hurn exhibition. https://www.ffoton.wales/news-items/2017/5/david-hurn-swaps Paul Clements: It’s funny how ‘Whisky’ inspires …

Critical Theory & Wittgenstein’s Beetle

mickyates Art, Falmouth, MA, Masters, Original artwork, Photography, Psychedelic Leave a Comment

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 – 1951) might just be the most influential philosopher of the 20th century.  At Cambridge he was under Bertrand Russell‘s tutelage, essentially being taught that the job of philosophy is to put definitions on everything. Russell eventually believed Wittgenstein to be a genius. In the only full length book published in his lifetime (Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, 1922), Wittgenstein wanted …