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

Beauty and 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