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Chile: Toward a New Signifier

Chile: Toward a New Signifier
3 months ago

Chile: Toward a New Signifier

Recently, two events that showed a glimmer of hope occurred in our depressing times: the elections in Bolivia and the APRUEBO referendum in Chile. (On October 25, 2020, voters were …
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We Need Air. Now.
4 months ago

We Need Air. Now.

During the unfolding crises, we struggle to make sense of our immediate surroundings. This year has exposed us to a far-reaching inhospitality. The situation, nonetheless, offers an opportunity to remove …
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The R-Files 1.0: On Eclipse of Reason & Elements of the Philosophy of Right
4 months ago

The R-Files 1.0: On Eclipse of Reason & Elements of the Philosophy of Right

“The R-Files” (short for “The Review Files”) is a new monthly feature of The Philosophical Salon. Under this heading, philosophers Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza take a look at what …
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Before Power, After Life
4 months ago

Before Power, After Life

Giorgio Agamben’s recent interventions on the Covid-19 pandemic have triggered a heated debate that extends well beyond the boundaries of academic discussion. It has been said that the Italian philosopher …
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Orientalizing the Virus
4 months ago

Orientalizing the Virus

By May 2020, all Western nations, and some others, joined in a chorus demanding the WHO conduct an investigation of how and where the coronavirus originated. By now, China has …
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