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By Roddy Slorach

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Slorach exhibits how capitalism created incapacity via turning our minds and our bodies into commodities to be priced and traded. those that don't healthy are excluded and pointed out as an issue.

This ebook examines the origins and improvement of incapacity, taking a look at incapacity hobbies in several elements of the area and the hidden historical past of teams reminiscent of disabled warfare veterans, deaf humans and people in psychological misery.

It argues that Marxism is helping offer an figuring out of the politics and nature of incapacity and provides a imaginative and prescient of a higher international for all.

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If by the way Orlando had a Rembrandtian nature, then rina was Palest­ Raphaelian. In his work the notes have become quieter, and move with the most glorious inclination toward greater chordal conver­ gence and repose. The way that a small number of human voices are grouped together, now, in the Roman chorales, leading back to the most intimate harmonic simplicity; then again, as his more his famous Stabat Mater and even Missa Papae Marcelli show, into the spatial power of the no tes' movement, each imbuing itselfhomophonically: all this is already so extraordinarily harmoniC, not harmonic-dramatic, but rather har­ monic in a still arrhythmic, seraphic sense (a carpet for Bruckner and the late Wagner) such that now only chordal listening is valid for an ad- The Philosophy ofMusic equate grasp of these compositions, in other words, a kind of hearing that coordinates vertically below and horizontally only above, where the total melodic effect occurs.

It was the Fleming Willaert, un­ der Italian influence, significantly, who first wrote chromatically and within the new distinction between major and minor chord. In place of the once delicately interweaving voices, he put a chord clearly defined as soundIng simultaneously, and thus discovered what the Venetians called the aurum potabile, that is, the new potential for a harmonic music in the middle of a still purely contrapuntal age. Soon after, HaBler brought the new harmonic sound to Germany, in order to adapt its splendor to the polyphonic treatment of Protestant hymns.

The Production ofthe Ornament lous, the most remarkable line. No longer taste; no longer deliberate, la­ boriously stylized, autonomously immanent form; rather what emerges here-and extends into a sphere in which stands only the ultimacy of pure art-an impression from life, indeed, an already indicatively de­ scriptive formal sign, a seal of the depth and of the waking dream: painted as if to copy the skin, and carved as if to copy the skeleton of a wraith, a spirit, an inner figure. In other words the project of Baroque in­ signia, now merely luxurious instead of mystical, was only possible in eras where the throne commingled with the altar, where persons of state sealed a blasphemous bond with the metaphysical, where solar kings and the Holy Roman emperor's theological majesty emphasized, godlike, an entirely differently meaningful ornamental art.

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