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Hegel's Master-Slave Dialectic

Man isn’t only conscious of the external world, but he is also conscious of his inner self. In fact if we want to be precise, we must think of man as self-consciousness, since he can be considered that only by becoming conscious of his own being, that means, only by acquiring something more than the other animals. 435 more words

My Life With Kant: Carl Von Clausewitz

I will be out of town for the next several days.

Thankfully I have mounds of shit that was written during the days of My Life With Kant. 1,804 more words

Rainer Maria Rilke

Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror.
Just keep going. No feeling is final.
Don’t let yourself lose me.

Nearby is the country they call life. 45 more words


Have We Escaped Idealism?

I typed in ‘German Idealism’ on YouTube. Big mistake. This was the first video to pop up.

I couldn’t tell if the yelling dude in the video was a complete fucking idiot or a genius. 1,087 more words

My (Strange) Obsession with Slavoj Zizek

I promise that things will get back to normal soon. Between suffering from writers block and saving my career that’s quickly spiraling out of control, I’ve been working on side project. 2,549 more words

Sketching Kant's Critical Philosophy

As of late, I’ve been working my way through a number of German idealist thinkers, producing a series of small posts as I investigate the tradition (see on Kant and Fichte… 1,625 more words


Friedrich Nietzsche

Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you. ― Friedrich Nietzsche