Roland Barthes (Critical Lives) - Roland Barthes (1915-1980) is one of France's most important writers and theorists of the second half of the twentieth century. His volumes of essays have been translated into many languages. His work is hugely influential in the fields of semiotics, structuralism and numerous areas of the humanities. Yet Barthes' career, hampered by illness in early adulthood, was beset by a large number of false starts. After the Second World War
“The #Destruction of Memory: #Architecture at War" by Robert Bevan Nothing is safe from the cultural cleansing underway . . . It targets human lives, and minorities, and is marked by the systematic destruction of humanity’s ancient heritage.
A Philosophy of Pessimism - There are many reasons to despair over the state of the world today: climate change, war, terrorism, social injustice, and an utter failure by our political systems to fix them. Yet there will always be those frustrating optimists who counter such an outlook by citing developments such as modern medicine, democracy, and the global internet as signs that things are, and always have been, on the up and up.
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