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Biopolitics and Coronavirus: A View from Italy

Biopolitics and Coronavirus:  A View from Italy
6 months ago

Biopolitics and Coronavirus: A View from Italy

When the notion of ‘biopolitics’ was first introduced into public discourse, it was greeted with some skepticism. It seemed like a hardly verifiable concept. But, then, the situation changed rapidly. …
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The Paradox of Academic Philosophy: When Philosophy is Orientalised
6 months ago

The Paradox of Academic Philosophy: When Philosophy is Orientalised

There are two main lanes in an adult’s life. The first lane leads to success, career and money; and the other lane, which is more of a roundabout, revolves around …
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Film Comes to Mind
6 months ago

Film Comes to Mind

During these days (rather these weeks, these months) of self-quarantining and social distancing, movies promise to kill time.  There are lists of movies about contagions and lists of movies that …
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Myth and Mayhem: A Leftist Critique of Jordan Peterson
6 months ago

Myth and Mayhem: A Leftist Critique of Jordan Peterson

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Neoliberal post-modernity has generated many novel forms of reactionary politics and intellectual figures. Arguably none has been as influential and infamous as Jordan Peterson. He shot to fame in 2016 …
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Monitor and Punish? Yes, Please!
6 months ago

Monitor and Punish? Yes, Please!

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Many liberal and Leftist commentators have noted how the coronavirus epidemic serves to justify and legitimize measures of control and regulation of the people that had been till now unthinkable …
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A Platform Society
7 months ago

A Platform Society

The evidence is overwhelming: Big Tech companies are producing radical changes in the very structure of society. They are not simply technology companies, but powerful agents for the transformation of …
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Position as a Political Category: Phenomenology and the Eroticism of Power
7 months ago

Position as a Political Category: Phenomenology and the Eroticism of Power

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Two motivations guided my writing of Political Categories. The first, revealed in the preface, was the need to outline the defining features of politics in the face of a neoliberal assault that …
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