High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


Ton Lemaire. Philosopher of Earthly Spirituality

Lemaire is not just a philosopher, he is also an anthropologist profoundly concerned with the relationship between man and nature. His own programme is determined by the approach: who is man in his landscape? From his self-chosen position o...


Irksome English

Why do the Dutch so readily turn to the English language? Cultural philosopher Ton Lemaire has long been bothered by the use of English words when there exists a perfectly good Dutch alternative.


Unnecessary Words Don’t Exist

An essay in which cultural philosopher Ton Lemaire was bothered by the adoption of English words into Dutch, inspired linguist Marten van der Meulen to respond.


Prometheus Unbound. Essays as an Orphic Counterforce

The books mentioned in this essay testify to mental resistance. The fact that they are there at all is nothing short of a miracle. They embody an ambition which runs counter to the cynical neo-Liberalism that has the world in its devastati...


The Top 7 Language Stories of the Year

Join us in bidding goodbye to 2022 with seven of the finest language stories we published this year that are worth re-reading or listening to again.

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