Previously untranslated excerpts from Martin Heidegger’s “Black Notebooks”
“Sealed into that crushing objecthood, I turned beseechingly to others. Their attention was a liberation, running over my body suddenly abraded into nonbeing, endowing me once more with an agility that I had thought lost, and by taking me out of the world, restoring me to it.”
In this latest video from Big Think (released Sunday), somebody got Slavoj Zizek out of a crusty t-shirt and into a clean polo.
A New School professor’s book ended up in fashion magazines and music videos before setting off conservative alarmist.
Virno, a post-Marxist, is subject of a new Italian documentary (with English subtitles), that will soon be showing in an upcoming Italian film festival, according to its creator.
Benjamin’s radio plays for children, left behind after he escaped Germany in 1940, survived only by chance. The typescripts left behind in Benjamin’s apartments were seized by the Gestapo and only managed to not be destroyed by bureaucratic error. They weren’t published in German until 1985.
It’s fall, and America is once again infatuated with Pumpkin Spice everything. What started as a simple fascination with Pumpkin Spice lattes has now spread – pumpkin spice is now a culinary cancer on otherwise fine food.