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The Resurrection of the Pre-Raphaelite’s “Fallen Woman” in Thirteen Reasons Why

The Netflix adaptation of Jay Asher’s novel of Thirteen Reasons Why has been well-received around the world. This is due to its freshness, beautiful-looking cast members and nail-biting plot. 1,256 more words

Philosopher Alain Badiou on How We Fall and Stay in Love

Love cannot be reduced to the first encounter, because it is a construction. The enigma in thinking about love is the duration of time necessary for it to flourish.

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'Another variation of formlessness'

“Isn’t the most profound education the one that was afforded me at my childhood elementary school, the one that divides the ink sharply between thought become Letter and drive turned into splotches and blots? 111 more words


10 Critical Theory books from March 2017

A little late, but still a very useful roundup from Critical Theory: Pettifor, May, Adamczak, Grosz, Badiou & Cassin, Eyers, Bonneuil & Fressoz, Grusin, Grossman, and Ogden.

Recent Notes

A couple of days worth of scribbles from one Google Doc. Much recent work is for publication elsewhere. The blog may be relatively quiet. Apologies. Enjoy my head turned inside out and gently browned. 1,138 more words

Cy Twombly

Für einen Patriotismus jenseits des Nationalismus

Während viele einst so starke westliche Demokratien zunehmend nach rechts kippen, hält sich Deutschland eben wegen dieser Mitte im Vergleich gut. Sicher, es gab einen Rechtruck, doch sind wir noch weit entfernt von französischen Ausmaßen. 15 more words

Jnana-marga (Indo-German Philosophy)

Alain Badiou - Hegel’s Master and Slave

Alain Badiou – Hegel’s Master and Slave

Abstract: This article returns to and examines again Hegel’s dialectic
of master and slave. But it does so from a specifc point of view, namely… 5,268 more words