In The Manhattan Project, Kishik envisions a world where Walter Benjamin had faked his own death and assumed a new identity in New York City. What would have continued of Benjamin’s academic work?
Can people of color, or more specifically, people in urban African-American communities, salvage anything from America? Do we now live in two Americas, in diametric opposition, too far away to bridge the enormous economic and political divide, or maybe have we always?
When confronted with images of rioting in Baltimore, and the subsequent militarized police to … Continue Reading ››
Sam Harris, the New Atheist philosopher who, with his colleagues, managed to artfully package trendy atheism with old-school Islamophobic bigotry is now trying to publicly debate anarchist intellectual Noam Chomsky.
The topic at hand: is the United States as evil as Islamic terrorism? Harris, for his part, has previously criticized Chomsky's argument that the United States … Continue Reading ››
Fanon, Wark, Ross, Zizek and more.
Simone de Beauvoir, John Stuart Mill, Ayn Rand, Karl Marx and Marx Stirner battle it out.
The EDA’s second volume of essays is the discussion topic on the Zero Squared podcast this week as the philosophy lecturer Alfie Bown represents the aims of Every Day Analysis Collective and speaks up on Twerking and Turking both.
The real question is: can we trust Jean Baudrillard?
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The latest issue of Chiasma takes on education and pedagogy.
Eugene Thacker's second book in his series on "Horror and Philosophy" is the topic of discussion on the most recent episode of the Zero Squared podcast.
The first book in the series entitled "In the Dust of this Planet"
caught on in a somewhat strange … Continue Reading ››