philosophy

The Latest Zizek, from the Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/books/video/2018/oct/24/slavoj-zizek-tells-owen-jones-clinton-is-the-problem-not-trump Philosophy, as a capitalist apologetic disruption, is not ending, it is changing. As Zizek calls it, into 'cognitive mapping'. The 'end of philosophy', 'the end of history' or 'the end of the world' is from the intrinsic mythology within which identity knows itself: What it sees as its own change approaches, is its end,… Continue reading The Latest Zizek, from the Guardian

philosophy, Politics

The Anthropocene and the possibility of a future: The end of globalization? The questionable paradox of multicultural homogenized non-places

Part 2. The end of globalization? The questionable paradox of multicultural homogenized non-places https://djehoety.wordpress.com/2018/10/17/part-2-the-end-of-globalization-the-questionable-paradox-of-multicultural-homogenized-non-places/ — Read on djehoety.wordpress.com/2018/10/17/part-2-the-end-of-globalization-the-questionable-paradox-of-multicultural-homogenized-non-places/ My comment: I don’t think that is necessarily bad. If you think, perhaps, globalization as of the spreading of sameness, likewise it allows human beings to identify themselves as a common sort. I no longer, Or at… Continue reading The Anthropocene and the possibility of a future: The end of globalization? The questionable paradox of multicultural homogenized non-places

philosophy

A Critique of Sam Harris

A Critique of Sam Harris http://benjaminstudebaker.com/2018/10/12/a-critique-of-sam-harris/ — Read on benjaminstudebaker.com/2018/10/12/a-critique-of-sam-harris/ This got a little long for one reading on a device for me. but I did my best graduate school skimming and focusing and picking out parts that seem important, and I got to say been put down a really good explanation and argument for… Continue reading A Critique of Sam Harris

Alain Badiou, aphilosophy, convention, critical theory, Exhibition, existence, faith, Francois Laruelle, irony, Jean-Francois Lyotard, literature, non-philosophy, ontology, philosophy, reality, religion, Slavoj Zizek, the individual, true object

The Story; On the Big Story: An Aphilosophical Non-philosophical Philosophical Rendition.

Let's see how much people like stories. I investigate here the Big Story of the Bible as it may concern human history. I will try to fill in the Story with what I see as human course. In a way, it is a story of the Big Story, which amounts, I guess, to a type… Continue reading The Story; On the Big Story: An Aphilosophical Non-philosophical Philosophical Rendition.

aphilosophy, Baruch Spinoza, critical theory, ethics, Exhibition, existence, existentialism, faith, Francois Laruelle, irony, literature, non-philosophy, philosophy, poetry, post-modern, prose, reality, religion, the individual, Uncategorized

The Impossible; Part 5. Existence and the Story of Death to Life.

Whew! Those Impossible essays really get thick. So perhaps a rejoining to a more approachable speaking. But hold on! The ride is just getting fun. I have been interacting through comments and replies with Dave, who writes the blog called "Big Story Guide". Our conversation is quite wonderful, so, just as I used our conversation… Continue reading The Impossible; Part 5. Existence and the Story of Death to Life.

aphilosophy, Baruch Spinoza, convention, critical theory, Exhibition, existence, existentialism, literature, neo-modernism, non-philosophy, post-modern, prose, the individual, true object, Uncategorized

Extreme Dialectic: Spinoza and the Term (revisited).

"AS men are accustomed to call Divine the knowledge which transcends human understanding, so also do they style Divine, or the work of God, anything of which the cause is not generally known: for the masses think that the power and providence of God are most clearly displayed by events that are extraordinary and contrary… Continue reading Extreme Dialectic: Spinoza and the Term (revisited).