Tag Archives: being and nothingness

June 25

No Exit – Celine Oudin and John Paul Sartre and the problem of the gaze. (theatre review)

“To forget about the others? How utterly absurd! I feel you there, down to my marrow.  Your silence clamors in my ears.  You can nail up your mouth, cut your tongue out – but you can’t prevent your being there.  Can you stop your thoughts? I hear them ticking away like a clock, tick-tock, tick-tock, […]

April 19

Trance – Danny Boyle and the philosophy of memory and identity. (film review)

It should be no surprise that given the importance of it on the psyche and formation of identity that philosophers and scientists have been discussing memory for as long as philosophy (and biology) have existed. These days, memory is broken down into three components in an attempt to better understand it. These are: habit memory, personal memory and factual […]