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Byung-Chul Han
Professor of Philosophy and Cultural Studies, Berlin University of the Arts

Byung-Chul Han, born in Seoul, is professor of philosophy and cultural studies at the Berlin University of the Arts. His latest book is Shanzai: Deconstruction in Chinese (2017), translated by Philippa Hurd.

Written by Byung-Chul Han

Essay/
Beauty & Aesthetics
The copy is the original

In China and Japan, temples may be rebuilt and ancient warriors cast again. There is nothing sacred about the ‘original’

Byung-Chul Han