Zizek squared, Derrida, Feenberg and more!
In 1979, Edward Said was invited by Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir to France for a conference on Middle East peace. It was in the wake of the Camp David Accords that ended the war between Egypt and Israel, that the author of “Orientalism” and ardent supporter of the Palestinian people, was invited to contribute with other prominent thinkers.
“Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari: Refrains of Freedom,” an international conference to be held in Athens, is now accepting submissions. Deadline for submissions is November 1, 2014.
“I have just had Sartre’s book on antisemitism, which you published, to review. I think Sartre is a bag of wind and I am going to give him a good boot.”
In which Slavoj Zizek reacts to Keyboard Cat and other internet phenomena.
Pop singer Taylor Swift is making rounds on lefty social media after a fan Twitter posted a picture of her and writer Hermione Hoby, who was donning a “Philosophy for Militants” tote bag.
In this week’s 8-Bit Philosophy, the video game guide to philosophy takes on the thinker of historical materialism and class conflict.
“Herd to the Ubermensch,” a song about Nietzsche and philosophy by Lostboyevsky.
In this week’s Existential Comics, Jean-Paul Sartre helps a listener quit smoking and takes a suspicious call from Calbert Amu.
Before “37 Totally Awesome Lemurs,” before “23 Things Every Who Grew Up in [insert terrible hometown] Knows” and before everyone became obsessed with rules for writing according to revered authors, there was Friedrich Nietzsche and a simple listical he wrote to friend.