2019-04Discussion Papers, Comments, Book Reviews
The Devil Wears Damask: Twilled Teaching as Apprenticeships in Creativity


My guiding quest-ion is how to convey, speak of, and prepare apprenticeships in creativity. This study emerges from experiences and reflections on the vocation of teaching courses in philosophy, and from having lived through an apprenticeship in my formative years. In an apprenticeship, one draws upon one’s own horizon of entrance, to inhabit an embrasure. The space of an embrasure delimits the problem of form, while the formed and delimited aperture allows space to be displaced and reconstructed. Such is how muthos, istoria, and logos become differing potential of their own presence persisting again as the difference that poses itself as foreign. Such is the beauty of pedagogical discourse that is never foreign to both sides of an embrasure.


apprenticeships in creativity, horizon of entrance, embrasure, pedagogy, Pierre Hadot, Juliusz Domański, Roland Barthes

How to cite:

Privitello, Lucio Angelo. “The Devil Wears Damask: Twilled Teaching as Apprenticeships in Creativity.” Eidos. A Journal for Philosophy of Culture 3, no. 4(10) (2019): 138-149. https://doi.org/10.14394/eidos.jpc.2019.0046.


Lucio Angelo Privitello
Philosophy and Religion Program
Stockton University, New Jersey


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