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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 342 PHILOSOPHY OF ART

Postmodern Aesthetics (Part 1)

DECONSTRUCTING BELIEF

“God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him. How shall we, the murderers of all murderers, comfort ourselves?”

—Nietzsche, The Madman

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Perhaps the most overused and least understood word in the history of pseudo-philosophical chitchat is “postmodern.” It just has such an irresistibly progressive ring to it! But what does it mean? Well, that’s actually a pretty hard question to answer, due in large part to the fact that postmodernism is based on a ...

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