Martin Jay on Scopic Regimes Revisited

The second lecturer that was invited to enrich the discussions of the PY Core Progamme – dedicated to the relationship between vision and knowledge – was the distinguished professor and intellectual historian Martin Jay. For three hours of entertaining and fertile thought, Martin Jay presented ideas from one of his yet to be published articles,

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Eros and Tyranny

We all seem to be hardwired to want answers. We started looking for a potential few nine weeks ago in our discourse and contemplation of Plato’s Republic. Each new seminar and guest lecture brought with it the hope of finally reaching a resolution, a culmination of loose ends and meandering dialectic. The expectations from the

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Frank Fehrenbach: Vision and Vivacità

Midway through this semester, ECLA’s PY Core Course on Objectivity invited Professor Fehrenbach to deliver a lecture on his most recent subject of research, the significance of the point in Leonardo’s drawings and its connection to the aesthetical category of vivacità.  This was a subject most appropriate for the students of the PY program, who

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