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Episode 451: Vince Dermody

April 21, 2014  

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This week: Giant of consciousness, living legend of mischief, artist, and all around great guy Vince Dermody, co-founder of Law Office.

April 23rd, 7:00pm, Apple Store on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Come check us out!!

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Energies, Spectres, and Stars: In Search of Place, Part II

April 23, 2014 ·  

For Heidegger, the work of art is that which sets up a world and sets forth earth; “the work lets the earth be an earth” (Heidegger, “The Origin of the Work of Art,” 1936, 172). He says that the temple that sits atop a hill shows us, for the first time, the stoniness of stone. In describing a Van Gogh, he claims that we must look at paint’s color thus: “[c]olor shines and wants only to shine. When we analyze it in rational terms by measuring its wavelengths, it is gone. It shows itself... Read More