Monthly Archives: June 2013

Wind Farms are Not Ugly for a Modernist

It’s difficult to pronounce on things of beauty when you know philosophy has so much trouble with aesthetic judgements. A whole extended family within the tribe devote themselves to what common factors perceptions of beauty draw on and how personally … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Sexuality in Owen Wingrave

The story of Benjamin Britten’s chamber opera Owen Wingrave is of a military cadet who suddenly rejects the life of a soldier. He has to face the extreme disapproval of his traditionally military family and the taunts of his girlfriend … Continue reading

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