Category Archives: The Netherlands

The Excommunication of Benedict (Baruch) Spinoza

Benedict de Spinoza is one of the most influential philosophers in the history of Western thoughts and is recognised as one of the pioneers the Existentialism. As this blog already discussed in an earlier entry, he was born to a … Continue reading

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Tales about Vincent van Gogh; in Antonin Artaud and in a biography

Antonin Artaud, one of famous French surrealists, sums up the life of Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, in Preface for his work titled Van Gogh, in the following way: ‘One can speak of the good mental health of van Gogh … Continue reading

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