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Yes, It’s Really About Power!

Yes, It’s Really About Power!
3 months ago

Yes, It’s Really About Power!

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The leitmotif running through the critical reactions to my two short texts on the case against Avital Ronell is that I ignore (or don’t understand) the game of power in …
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Discursive Due Process
3 months ago

Discursive Due Process

The impulse for this text came from an aggressive Facebook exchange with a Russian friend over the “We Defend the Freedom to Bother” letter in Le Monde.[1] When my friend …
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A Brief Post-Script on the Case of Avital Ronell
3 months ago

A Brief Post-Script on the Case of Avital Ronell

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Now that the (select) details of the accusation against Avital Ronell have become public, some journalists and friends (or, rather, “friends”) asked me: do you still stand by your support …
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The Holidays When You’re Feeling Mentally Unwell
3 months ago

The Holidays When You’re Feeling Mentally Unwell

For those of us who feel at the mentally fragile end of things, and are sometimes plain unwell in our minds, the prospect of the holidays poses particular challenges.

For …
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Heidegger’s Eternal Triangle
3 months ago

Heidegger’s Eternal Triangle

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On July 20, 2014, I published a small article titled “A Fight for the Right to Read Heidegger” in “The Stone” column of the New York Times. Predictably enough, given …
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