27.6.11

Beckett and Schopenhauer: Art and Philosophy

George Hunka on Beckett and Schopenhauer
Prompted by a passage in John Calder's The Philosophy of Samuel Beckett, George Hunka reflects on the relationship between philosophy and art. In a brief piece posted over at Superfluidities Redux, Hunka makes a few cursory comments on figures such as Beckett, Schopenhauer, Wagner, Adorno and Nietzsche: 'That some philosophers and artists have elective affinities with each other is a lesson that Schopenhauer’s enduring influence on artists, and Beckett’s enduring appeal to critics and philosophers, demonstrates perhaps better than any other philosopher.' [Read More]

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