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Painting’s Wonder

Hanneke Grootenboer

in The Pensive Image: Art as a Form of Thinking

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226717951
eISBN:
9780226718002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226718002.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Starting from the “moving image” of a tableau-mécanique or clock-painting, this concluding chapter raises the question to what extent painting invites us to true thinking. Starting with Plato’s claim ... More


Afterness and Experience (II): Crude Thinking Rethought

Gerhard Richter

in Afterness: Figures of Following in Modern Thought and Aesthetics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157704
eISBN:
9780231530347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157704.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter explores a different experience of afterness: the mode of thinking that differentiates between subtle and crude analysis. During the time of afterness, when so much has come and gone, ... More


The Two-Fold Task of Christian Philosophy of Religion

Bruce Ellis Benson

in Christian Philosophy: Conceptions, Continuations, and Challenges

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198834106
eISBN:
9780191872297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834106.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Using Pierre Hadot’s idea of “philosophy as a way of life,” Bruce Ellis Benson argues that Christian philosophy of religion is ultimately about the practical task of living our lives. But he contends ... More


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