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OICR “Readings for Now” Series
September 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Are there writings and records that can help us understand what is happening now?
Join the Oregon Institute for Creative Research for a roundtable discussion on Thursday, September 21. Please read the selections below ahead of time. They can be downloaded from the OICR website, and books in which they appear are available at Mother Foucault’s.
Hannah Arendt, “Lying in Politics,” Crises of the Republic, 3–13
Vilém Flusser, “Criteria—Crisis—Criticism
Georg Simmel, “Knowledge, Truth, and Falsehood in Human Relations,” The Sociology of Georg Simmel, 307–316
Henri Lefebvre, “The Idea of Reality,” Critique of Everyday Life: Foundations for a Sociology of the Everyday, vol. II, 487–500
Theodor W. Adorno, “Opinion Delusion Society,” Critical Models: Interventions and Catchwords, 105–122