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Justin Carmien

Author, lecturer, illustrator in Vejle

Metamodernism

PRESENTED ON JAN 22, 2019
IN VEJLE @ VOL 3

A return to romanticism. Going beyond the cynical, sarcastic, and escapist themes of the modern era.

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The Value Of Philosophy

BY CALEB KELLER
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 13, 2011

Is a degree in philosophy really so useless? Caleb Keller argues for the love of knowledge, and discusses the importance of utilizing logic in our everyday lives. He makes the case that without the proper values necessary to think for oneself, society becomes an echo-chamber. 

"Presentation of the Day" on October 1, 2013.

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Philosophy in Illustration

BY JEAN HOLLYWOOD
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 07, 2013

Jean Hollywood talks about how illustration is used to tell a story, to throw around ideas, and to express onself. Philosophy can be used in illustration to provoke thought about controversial topics and things that people generally do not think about.

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Romanticism and the Production of War [Stations of the Cross]

BY ELIZABETH BURNS GAMARD
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 20, 2013

The immersive, oceanic vision of life when “the Center cannot Hold and ‘things fall apart’ (Yeats, “The Second Coming”)…and: aren’t we still trying (again Yeats) to search for the peace that seems removed from this world, “…lurching towards the Holy Land, for are we not still fighting for our gods or God?”  Romanticism attempts to capitalize on this loss, what the Germans call Sehnsucht or ‘longing’…the beginnings that Hesiod suggest are on the horizon, though we cannot see through ‘the fog of war’ (as Clausewitz talked about).  We are a history of all peoples in pursuit of infinite longing, the horizons of our life and our peoples: that is the shorthand of Romanticism’s project, borne in Germany and shed for ill-purpose, despite its promise within its nascent state.

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Philosophy is for everyone

BY MELINA LAFIRENZE
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 29, 2016

Artist and philosophy teacher Melina Lafirenze talks to us about philosophy and why it should be accessible to everyone.

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Coffee Philosophy

BY LUKE MILBOURN
@ VOL 4 ON APR 05, 2016

A brief look at the processes, both mental and practical, of Luke Milbourn's approach to speciality Coffee.

 

 

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A Philosophy Primer

BY ISABELLA COPELAND
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 01, 2016

Do you need a primer on philosophy?  Isabella Copeland gives you the best one you'll ever need.

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The Philosophy of Dance: What and Why?

BY AILI BRESNAHAN
@ VOL 28 ON SEP 22, 2016

Aili Bresnahan is a philosophy professor at the University of Dayton. She grew up studying ballet. Her specialty is the philosophy of dance and she is often asked what that is (and why it matters) by well-meaning people on airplanes. Aili’s presentation is an attempt to answer those questions.

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Theodore Gericault’s The Raft of Medusa

BY MICHAEL POPE
@ VOL 16 ON NOV 10, 2017

A powerful icon of French Romanticism, this painting by Theodore Gericault depicts the tragedy that unfolded following the sinking of the frigate Meduse (Medusa). 

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Chiropractic, the Science and Philosophy and Why it Works!

BY ARLEEN SCHOLTEN
@ VOL 17 ON OCT 30, 2018

York Chiropractor Arleen Scholten speaks about the Science behind a profession more and more people are choosing. She discusses how symptoms can be eliminated, and health and function can be improved, through regular corrective Chiropractic care.