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Leaving the Cave

Of course, photographs can also be much more than just (partial) evidence of, or accessories to understanding, what is likely to be true. They can also create new truths. more

Blurred Water, Gérine, Switzerland, 2022

Do you really need a philosophy for your photography?

Do you really need a philosophy for your photography? Clearly not! We take photos all the time for all sorts of reasons, sometimes thinking about our technique but almost always without thinking about any philosophical implications. more

Temporal Eddies

Existence Precedes Essence

Man is condemned to be free. Condemned, because he did not create himself, yet is nevertheless at liberty, and from the moment that he is thrown into the world he is responsible for everything else he does.~ Jean-Paul Sartre One might expect that the philosophy of Søren Kierkegaard (a devout Christian) and the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche (famous for asserting that God is dead) more

Eden At Shoregill Mallerstang 1

Heraclitus and Panta Rhei – Everything Flows

Panta Rhei, translated as Everything Flows, is an aphorism that is often used as a short summary of the concepts of the Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus, more

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