Catalin Avramescu

Catalin Avramescu is a political and moral philosopher from Romania. Academic hunger.
 

"Education and honor: this is a formula that likens the cannibal Indians to some of the heroic peoples of the Old World, especially the Spartans. The eighteenth century above all marks a proliferation of positive images of the political order of the Roman Republic and of Sparta. The scope of the writers who circulate the myths of Sparta and Rome is to criticize the corruption of the morals of contemporary monarchies. The savage anthropophagus is sometimes invoked  against the backdrop of admiration for the archaic virtues of a Stoic education."

— An Intellectual History of Cannibalism

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“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
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An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
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Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann
Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann

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Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
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Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
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Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium
Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium