The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast

Ep. 246: Susan Sontag on Interpreting Art (Part Two)

The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast

Continuing on Sontag's essays β€œOn Style” (1965) and "The Death of Tragedy” (1963).

Mark, Wes, Seth and Dylan keep talking about the appropriate distance to retain (or not) to a work of art, which is supposed to be relevant to moral action in the world. We also spell out how this is relevant to our recent episodes on tragedy.

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End song: "Mela" by Julie Slick, as interviewed on Nakedly Examined Music #115.

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