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barthes, foucault & derrida

It is with a slight reluctance to declare that philosophical theories, advanced in the name of post-structuralism, postmodernism, deconstruction, etc., are past their prime. However, one will readily admit that philosophy has a perennial applicability, that is, if one follows Louis Althusser’s radical claim that philosophy has no history.[1] In other words, there is always room to explore philosophy outside of an historical paradigm that privileges chronology, e.g. 1,697 more words

Interviewer: ‘Is the myth so much better than the reality could ever be?

Tony James: ‘The myth’s always better than the reality’

(Still) the greatest (post-modern) critque on pop music. 6 more words

Immanuel Kant, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and definition of Enlightenment

Immanuel Kant, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and definition of Enlightenment

Before jumping to the definition of Kant it is imperative to look what enlightenment means for a common man or to a student, who is at the initial stages of the subject. 785 more words

Rick Warren’s Ecumenical Pathway to Rome Continues

from lighthouse trails research:

By Roger Oakland
Understand the Times, International

In February of 2013, Understand The Times published a commentary on our website titled… 295 more words

Signs Of The Times

NaPoWriMo?

NaPoWriMo?
I don’t know
what this world has come to
don’t reply Honey
don’t you

explain the objective
support the idea
you’re blind to reality… 242 more words

Why Are There No "Sociopolitical Popularizers?"

I recently had an intense discussion with a friend of mine in the social sciences, who was incensed that scientists were so ignorant of, and reflexively hostile towards sociopolitical critiques of science. 326 more words

Politics

As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner

All I can think of is being the class Ugly Duckling, having had my folks tell me I wasn’t sick enough to stay home from school, and vomiting in the trash can beside my teacher’s desk at the front of the class.  214 more words

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