When my father passed away recently, I found myself wondering at the scantiness of cultural resources available at such a basic human moment The Enlightenment philosopher Giambattista Vico argued that culture began with funerary rites. “Humanitas in Latin,” he said, “comes first and properly from humando , burying.” Continue reading...
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