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Culture and the Death of God. Terry Eagleton. An Atheist and Secular Critique.

Review Article. Culture and the Death of God. Terry Eagleton. Yale University Press. 2014.

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And who or what shall fill his place?

Wither will wanderers turn distracted eyes… 3,059 more words

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The Poetry Hive

It’s odd how you can have a bee in your brain for years that it is better to read the poems before you read the poet’s life.  1,021 more words

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Terry Eagleton on Faith and Reason

While I’m posting past lectures, I thought I’d like to share another. Back in 2008 Terry Eagleton delivered Yale University’s Terry Lectures, which Eagleton used to assess the rise of the New Atheist movement. 74 more words

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

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

Here’s the great final paragraph (spoiler alert):

Trouble in Paradise…

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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

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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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