Tag: Death

Matter of Life and Death: Damien Hirst and Liviu Mocan by Christopher Watkin

Matter of Life and Death: Damien Hirst and Liviu Mocan by Christopher Watkin

  Cambridge Paper writer and philosopher Chris Watkin discusses two artists, Damien Hirst and Liviu Mocan, and the contrasting way each of them explores the themes of life and death through their work. Hirst is one of the best known contemporary British artists, and controversial too; he is notorious for exhibiting dead animals in tanks […]

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Michel Foucault and postmodern atheism: life after the death of God by John Coffey

Michel Foucault and postmodern atheism: life after the death of God by John Coffey

  Summary The French intellectual Michel Foucault (1926-84) was one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. His books on madness, medicine, knowledge, punishment and sexuality have had a major impact across a wide range of disciplines, and become set texts on undergraduate courses throughout Britain and America. His life, moreover, reflected some […]

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