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Hans Jonas: Life, Technology and the Horizons of Responsibility

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Two new essays – and more to come

I haven’t written on here for a good while as I’ve been busy with various things, some quite exciting. The first and least dramatic development is that I’ve been conducting research for the second chapter of my new book. This chapter will be on Heidegger, and in preparation for writing it I’ve read Rüdiger Safranski’s…

The sublime – and the Artemis Space Program

My very first publication, written almost ten years ago now, was on the concept of the sublime in philosophical aesthetics. What is the sublime? Probably everybody old enough to have refined aesthetic experiences will know what it feels like, even if they don’t know its name. It’s the sense of being wondrously overwhelmed by the…

New book update #2

Over the last month I’ve been ticking along with my new book, and so I wanted to make a quick note, primarily for my own benefit, of what I’ve achieved and the changes it’s undergone. Firstly, I was busy rewriting the introduction again and again and again to try to get the tone right. This…