We live in a postapocalyptic world.
Mind you, this is not a grim statement about the total devastation of our planet. I am not referring to the global environmental calamity … Read More
In the West, at least, we are becoming massively aware of the extent of coercion and exploitation in sexual relations. However, we should also bear in mind the (no less … Read More
What can we learn from Hegel on Donald Trump and his liberal critics? Quite a lot, surprisingly. In his critical account of Romantic irony, Hegel scathingly dismisses it as an … Read More
Political currents around the world have witnessed the rise of white nationalists who fear they are being replaced and express a desire to leave a world in which their children … Read More
Aesthetics is an expansive and foundational category of modern life, organizing our thoughts, institutions, and practices. As a professor of film and media studies, I typically engage aesthetics through the … Read More