The Philosopher’s Hotel

Via Tyler Cowen, the Philosopher’s Hotel

features a series of rooms that are perhaps less overtly amazing but equally compelling for the right clientele: each room revolves around the life, work and philosophy of a particular philosopher. The above rooms, for example, respectively play off Georges Bataille’s concepts of sexuality and eroticism, Ludwig Wittgenstein’s philosophies of language, ethics and mysticism and Henry David Thoreau’s obsession with time, age and nature. Other rooms revolve around famous thinkers such as Nihilist Friedrich Nietzsche…

One of Tyler’s commenters writes

I imagine the Bentham room would have the means to see what was going on in all of the other rooms?

I suppose one couldn’t reconcile postmodernism with the concern of upgrade, however.

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