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Terry Eagleton reviews Trouble in Paradise and Absolute Recoil by Slavoj Žižek

Like Socrates on steroids: Žižek is both breathtakingly perceptive and outrageously irresponsible. Is he just out to scandalise?

It is said that Jean-Paul Sartre turned white-faced with excitement when a colleague arrived hotfoot from Germany with the news that one could make philosophy out of the ashtray. 1,783 more words


Kwangho Shin : Face Me

I was flipping through the October 2014 issue of the Art review, when I came across the image below advertising an exhibition.  I was immediately struck by it, so much so that I photo copied it and placed in my journal for further research. 277 more words

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The Illusions of Postmodernism by Terry Eagleton

As it may be gleamed from Eagleton’s political affiliation, he is no friend to non-materialist ideological discourses. So “postmodernism/ postmodernity” is pinned to his shit-list like you or I hold onto our grocery list. 543 more words

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Centres, boundaries and peripheries: some thinking about Public Sector Innovation at OCF2014

I’ve been fortunate to have been invited back to Oman this month to contribute to this year’s Oman Competitiveness Forum and its work on theme of Public Sector Innovation. 770 more words

“Psychoanalysis the science of that which fails to find satisfaction, of our perverse resistance to the very possibility of happiness. ..There is that in our libido which is fundamentally askew to our well-being.. 15 more words

Terry Eagleton

“like those who planned the death camps in Germany,..the demonic..detest the sheer fact of existence, symbolized for them in their Jewish, homosexual and other victims, because it reminds them of their own unbearable non-being.” – Terry Eagleton

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