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Reading Diving for Pearls by Kathleen B. Jones

“We read books at certain times in our lives and they have an impact on us depending on how open we are to what they are… 958 more words

Book Reviews

A writer's education

Hannah Arendt wrote (in 1954):

‘The problem of education in the modern world lies in the fact that by its very nature it cannot forego either authority or tradition, and yet must proceed in a world that is neither structured by authority nor held together by tradition.’ 11 more words

Advice For Writers

In the run-up to the general election Lene Auestad considers the politics of the unconscious

On Psychoanalysis and the Politics of Representation

Thinking psychoanalytically about a phenomenon involves conceiving of it in a way that takes account of a dynamic unconscious, which can be understood differently within different psychoanalytic paradigms. 937 more words


Research Seminar: 14 April 2015, Natalia Krzyżanowska on Transnational Citizenship

Natalia Krzyżanowska (Örebro University, Sweden) will be presenting her paper, Dis/Placing Women in the Public Sphere: Rethinking Citizenship, Critical Art and Motherhood in Light of the Social Theory of Hannah Arendt… 516 more words


Why Do You Love Someone?: Because You Are in Poverty

Love has an attribute of poverty. We need something and therefore we love it because we are impoverished without it. All our lives we are seeking to love things out of need. 485 more words

A Very Cyclical Double Feature

This past week, courtesy an absent roommate’s Netflix, I enjoyed a rather absurd double feature involving sincere philosophy, adolescent sex, and excessive smoking: Hannah Arendt… 917 more words