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Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on A Brief History of Egyptian Art

Archaeologists recently dated cave paintings found in Indonesia to 45,000 years ago. They represent the oldest-known example of human art: the oldest cave or rock painting on the African continent date to 27,500 B.C. No doubt, the first artwork of what would become the high civilization of ancient Egypt were forms of rock and caveContinue reading “Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on A Brief History of Egyptian Art”

Mindfulness and Philosophy | Jeanet Maduro de Polanco

Mindfulness and philosophy may seem like polar opposites to many, but in truth, they are two sides of the same coin. Mindfulness is the act of becoming intensely aware of the world around you – specifically within the moment. Meanwhile, philosophy is the understanding and appreciation of the world, both as a whole and in individual paths. Together, theyContinue reading “Mindfulness and Philosophy | Jeanet Maduro de Polanco”

Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on The Five Branches of Philosophy | London, UK

There are five main branches in philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, politics, and aesthetics. Each branch contains a specific focus and area of study. When one remembers that philosophy is a form of science, this method of organization suddenly becomes crystal clear. Metaphysics, as the name suggests, is the study of reality. Literally, the term metaphysics means ‘beyondContinue reading “Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on The Five Branches of Philosophy | London, UK”

Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on A Brief History of Education | London, UK

We live in a world where nearly every country expects children to reach at least a certain level of education. However, that was not always the case. History tells a different story, one that varied dramatically over the years. There were times in history when children were only taught what they needed to survive. Weaver’s childrenContinue reading “Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on A Brief History of Education | London, UK”

Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on The History of Women’s Rights | London, UK

The Women’s Rights Movement was and is a call for equal rights. It is also known as the Women’s Liberation Movement, and it is the reason women have the rights they do today. This is not something to be taken for granted, so it is essential to know the history. The fight for Women’s rightsContinue reading “Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on The History of Women’s Rights | London, UK”

Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on How Philosophy Has Changed the World | London, UK

While many people love to write off the humanities as nonessential, the simple truth is that subjects such as philosophy have had a drastic impact on the world. Philosophers have been fighting to show their impact ever since Marx let slide a biting accusation on the matter.  This introspective look into philosophy has taught humanity several things.Continue reading “Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on How Philosophy Has Changed the World | London, UK”

Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on Philosophy Podcasts Worth Listening To | London, UK

When you’re passionate about something, it is easy to want to spend every moment indulging in learning more on the subject. That’s one of the reasons why podcasts have been such a hit. Thankfully, there’s plenty of variety to be found within the world of podcasts. There are hundreds of different genres and niches worthContinue reading “Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on Philosophy Podcasts Worth Listening To | London, UK”

Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on What Is Art History? | London, UK

Art history, also known as art histography, is a broad and encompassing term. It is the study of objects (art) over the history of humankind. Typically, historians break down the subject into more digestible segments, either by period, style, or material. Art history is the study of the visual arts: paintings, sculptures, architecture, printmaking, and everythingContinue reading “Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on What Is Art History? | London, UK”

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