Monthly Archives: January 2014

Weight

“Weight has first to be perceived as a physical reality – in hands and arms, not just in the brain in the skull – before it can be conceptualised and measured. The mind works through the body. To localise it … Continue reading

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“i thank You God for most this amazing” by e.e. cummings

Originally posted on THE POETRY PLACE:
i thank You God for most this amazing day:for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything which is natural which is infinite which is yes…

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Not quite a film review

During the Christmas holiday, I watched the film ‘Oblivion’ on DVD. It’s a science-fiction film in a post-apocalyptic setting but, surprisingly, the topics of memory, evocative objects and character / identity emerge as significant themes throughout the story. It has … Continue reading

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Doing perception

This is the final post about Alva Noë’s book ‘Action in Perception’. (The previous ones being Experiential Blindness and Outside the Head.) The book manages to be difficult and engaging at the same time. The topic is fascinating and the … Continue reading

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