Art and Truth

… never was there a truer word than “except a man believe rightly he cannot” – at any rate, his artistic structure cannot possibly – “be saved”. What do you do then, with propaganda? With works of art that certainly have a profound relation to truth and belief, but where that relationship is 90 degrees… Continue reading Art and Truth

Pyrrho the Sceptic

Pyrrho of Elis (4th - 3rd c. B.C.E.) was an ancient sceptical philosopher. He is known as the founder of a philosophical school named 'Pyrrhonism'. As is often the case with these things, the actual Pyrrho may have had nothing to do with the actual Philosophical School. There is something deeply satisfying about this, considering… Continue reading Pyrrho the Sceptic