This episode of 8-Bit Philosophy is written by yours truly, Eugene Wolters. In it, Judith Butler’s idea of gender performativity is explored with the help of Metroid, Pokemon and other 8-Bit games.
This video, uploaded in 2012 to YouTube, features the iconic Muppets song “Mahna Mahna,” subtitled to explain phenomenology.
Simone de Beauvoir, John Stuart Mill, Ayn Rand, Karl Marx and Marx Stirner battle it out.
The real question is: can we trust Jean Baudrillard?
Via Existential Comics on Twitter.
Heidegger vs. Nietzsche.
Who will become the champion sport-ruiner?
Hegelypuff and Russellsaur go head to head.
In the Round of 32, Critical-Theory fans obliterated my faith in them and humanity. Among the travesties: Ayn Rand lost to Gilles Deleuze and Diogenes lost to Jacques Derrida (perhaps C-T readers are more comfortable with public masturbation than intellectual masturbation). The good news: Former overrated champion Noam Chomsky was knocked out by Martin Heidegger (his friends, after all, ruined the 1936 Olympics) and Jean Baudrillard knocked out Slavoj Zizek.