“…reflection cannot hope to solve.”


In a recent book, J H. Van den Berg2 writes: “Poets and painters are born phenomenonologists.” And noting that things “speak” to us and that, as a result of this fact, if we give this language its full value, we have a contact with things, Van den Berg adds: “We are continually living a solution of problems that reflection cannot hope to solve.”

2.J H. Van den Berg, The Phenomenological Approach in Psychology. An introduction to recent phenomenological psychopathology (Charles C. Thomas, Publisher. Springfield, Illinois, 1955, p. 61).

“The Poetics of Space” by Gaston Bachelard

“The Poetics of Space” shall be sponged in various ways…