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DANSOX: The GRACE Project, 20th November, St Hilda's College

Save the date for another fascinating talk programmed by DANSOX (Dance Scholarship Oxford):

The GRACE Project

Speaker: Renate Braeuninger (Northampton)

‘Slavoj Žižek, Grace, and Contemporary Dance’ 133 more words

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Terry Pinkard on Normativity in Fichte

This was the reading for October 2nd’s meeting.

In Terry Pinkard’s German Philosophy 1760-1860: The Legacy of Idealism, he initially situates Fichte’s as a response to a specific issue in Kant: the paradox that we are only subject to those norms for which we can regard ourselves as the author.   2,416 more words


The Science of Knowledge: First Introduction

This will be the reading for Saturday, August 1’s meeting.  We will meet at 4:30 at Cafe Boiling Pot.  Directions are in the sidebar.

If you are interested in joining the group, I suggest looking up  3,471 more words


“in the preKantian universe, humans were simply humans, beings of reason, fighting the excesses of animal lusts and divine madness.. ..Only with ..German Idealism is the excess to be fought absolutely immanent, the very core of subjectivity itself” – the metaphor for the core of subjectivity is Night, “Night of the World,” in contrast to the Enlightenment notion of the Light of Reason fighting the darkness all around – SLAVOJ ZIZEK http://ift.tt/1Ma1hOH

Julius Evola’s Political Endeavours, Pt. IV

This is part of the introductory essay to the American edition of Julius Evola’s Men amid the Ruins. As the essay is very lengthy (over forty thousand words) I’ll be posting it part by part instead of cramming too much information into too small a space. 1,380 more words


“failing to work through or mourn the French Revolution—to inherit the project, to ..make it its own—German idealism keeps repeating it, like a stuck record, but also off key.” – (via rebecca-comay) – REBECCA COMAY http://ift.tt/1T8GsFg