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Five Minutes with Colin Klein

Five Minutes with Colin Klein

Today’s five minutes with the author features Colin Klein, author of What the Body Commands. Here he asks us to consider the pain of a sprained ankle, and informs us that pains are unusual compared to other sensations.


In What the Body Commands you unfold a novel philosophical theory of pain—a theory of pain as imperative. What does it mean that pains are imperative?

Five Minutes with David Gunkel

Five Minutes with David Gunkel

David Gunkel talks about his book Of Remixology, a new theory of moral and aesthetic value for the age of remix in our latest five minutes with the author.