Tag: Satyricon

  • Wandering thoughts about aesthetics

    by E. John Winner ___ Tits and ass A short while ago, I made a rather incongruously crude remark in reply to a comment concerning the enjoyment of paintings of nude women: “Let’s face it, art often comes down to the desires of the consuming patrons. I particularly enjoy Titian’s tits and ass.”  I thought…

  • Misadventures in the Dialectic (or A Nasty Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum)

    by E. John Winner Thus precisely in labour where there seemed to be merely some outsider’s mind and ideas involved, the bondsman becomes aware, through this re-discovery of himself by himself, of having and being a ‘mind of his own.’ [1] When Hegel, in the Phenomenology of Mind, makes an abrupt transition from epistemology per…