This article was inspired by my thoughts on the British punk-rock band The Clash; more specifically their hit song “London Calling”. I wasn’t always a fan of the punk rock music scene because its material sounded a bit raw to me. However, the British rock band The Clash had, in my humble opinion, better musicality and better lyrics than certain others.
Here is a personal interpretation of the poem Tyger by William Blake. My experience of this old poetic favourite was further enhanced by hearing the words put to music by German rock concept band Tangerine Dream.
Philosophy often deals with ideas and categories rather than specific facts. Can such a generalist approach be considered scientific in the same manner as the natural sciences, which deal with very specific empirical data to form tested principles or natural laws?