The mystery of cutting things in half [philosophical study]

Butchers, bakers and donutmakers probably won’t forsee all that much trouble in cutting something in half. If you’re a philosopher on the other hand . . . Problems arise when trying (to imagine) the process of cutting something exactly in half. Given that most objects could be said to have a centre point of some […]

Gumboot Dancing studies (in French)

Some may find the Gumboot Dancing traditions of South Africa to be paradoxical. Take for example Professor Bernard Cros of Le département d’études anglophones de l’UFR de langues et cultures étrangères de l’Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense (Paris X) who writes, in Cultures of the Commonwealth, No. 13, Winter 2006/2007 [in French] Etrange destin […]