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You Only Live Once

A parable exhaustively announced as if something novel and true. Yes, yes, unless you believe in the transmigration of the soul whereby identity remains in tact (I don’t know about you, but if I’m somehow assured an afterlife with a prelife I have no knowledge of, sign me up for cremation!) you only live once. 296 more words

Engaged Living

Hugh McCann, Heidegger, Wittgenstein, Bertrand Russell & the Ens Necessarium

​Hugh McCann writes:

As Hume pointed out, there is no process by which past events confer existence on future ones, nor do we observe any form of “natural” necessitation.

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Acts of Engagement: on Marranismo e Inscripción. (Djurdja Trajkovic).

What is the relation between negative engagement and deconstruction? Negative engagement is a singular engagement of separation that instead of proposing a binary problem/solution proper to contemporary thinking, offers new questions and the possibility of pushing thought further. 1,150 more words

Existentialism: Shared experiences and Kierkegaard on anxiety

Shared Experience – Mental Breakdown

All my movements became jarred…the anxiety and the fear, I was terrified all the time. I was terrified of everything…

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The Process Genre in Videogames: Papers, Please

Ian here—

This post is part of a series that borrows the term process genre from Salomé Aguilera Skvirsky’s work in cinema studies, and explores its utility for videogame analysis. 2,670 more words

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Depolcrit #4: Political difference

We have thus far considered depoliticization critique in general terms, following the embryonic definition from the first post. We are now in a position to specify the critical point of depolcrit: when targeting part of what goes on within institutional politics, the critic of depoliticization singles it out as not properly or authentically political (Vollrath 1995, 48).This presupposes a distinction within politics that not only criticizes part of institutional politics, but also has the potential to cast what is truly political in terms that are not only contingently but essentially at odds with institutionalization as such. 778 more words


Heidegger Studies

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Heidegger Studies

From the Philosophy Document Center website for the journal:

“Heidegger Studies is dedicated to the understanding of the thought of Martin Heidegger through the interpretation of his writings.

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