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The aesthetic potential of wonder
Wonder in the Western philosophical tradition may be traced to antiquity, emerging perhaps most famously in Socrates' assertion that philosophy itself begins in wonder. However, its origin in the discourse of psychology, ...
Cosmology of time: Spaces of temporal inhabitants
This thesis was an exploration of narratives as design tools to represent time theory. Six ( total ) philosophical and scientific time theories were adapted into narratives to envision time as characters in space - with a ...
Independence and interdependence in John Cage's adoption of Zen Buddhism and anarchism
The composer John Cage adopted Indian aesthetics, Zen philosophy, and anarchism to underpin his music and aesthetic. Although his interest in each ideology has been studied, the reason why he incorporated ones from disparate ...