If you’re anything like me – you probably stay up at night figuring out new ways to corrupt America’s youth.
How do I get teenagers to stop buying iPads and start fomenting class revolution, and more importantly, how do I make my friend’s toddler throw off the ideological shackles thrown upon them by Dora the Explorer everyday from 11:30 AM to noon?
You’ve got until February.
Today is Hannah Arendt’s birthday, and Google has modified their homepage in select countries to celebrate the occasion.
Stars Hallow: A secret haven for continental philosophy and critical theory?
Earlier this week, yet another plagiarism allegation was brought against Slavoj Zizek. The Slovenian cultural theorist, who previously apologized for accidentally plagiarizing a white supremacist magazine and later got in trouble with the New York Times for self-plagiarism, is now accused of lifting a paragraph from Jean-Marie Muller in his book “Violence.”
Today, The Guardian hosted a "live" webchat with Slavoj Zizek
, cultural critic extraordinaire.
encouraged participants to post their questions the day before, from which Zizek would respond to a handful today.
Whereas my pressing, thoughtful questions (including "boxers or briefs?" and whether or not he was a CIA agent) went woefully ignored, he … Continue Reading ››
This week’s Existential Comics features a bunch of jokes I don’t understand.
Heidegger, Zizek and more.
This week’s 8-Bit Philosophy tackles the question “What is a Woman?” with Simone de Beauvoir and Metroid.