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Lecture 3

ENGL 246 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Vertica, Martin Heidegger, Conveyor Belt

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ENGL 246
Mark Rozahegy

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May 10, 2016
Lesabendio - The Asteroid (1913)
Pallas is shaped like a barrel
They live inside the planet
The thinkers live on the outside of it
Conveyor belt system, no real use to it, it is to get to one place to another
They don’t have labour like we do
Bodies fine for movement
Two types of gravity
On top it is consistent
On the bottom it is always changing
Lighthouses: built by Nuse
First light house is one-mile high
Perfectly vertical
Their function is to decorate the planet
The pallasians are all about decoration and renovating their planet
It is about aesthetic pleasure; they are doing art for art’s sake (they choose the final cause)
Pleasing the senses
Art can have different functions like religion, teaching etc.
This art is just for pleasure
This is the dominate conception of making on the planet
This is technê
Causes/ bringing forth
P. 17-18:
The tower is supposed to make the planet more wonderful and maginificent
They want to renovate the landscape
The light cloud burns skin of pallasians and is anti-gravitational, so they cannot get to it
Peka introduced on p. 30
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