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Capitalism Is the Alternative: Dogmatic Marxism… or Worse! A Debate With Slavoj Žižek

Capitalism Is the Alternative: Dogmatic Marxism… or Worse! A Debate With Slavoj Žižek
5 months ago

Capitalism Is the Alternative: Dogmatic Marxism… or Worse! A Debate With Slavoj Žižek

In 1868, the First International began to split into two broad groups. On the one side were the anarchists, including Mikhail Bakunin. This group favored an anti-parliamentary program at a …
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The R-Files 5.0: F. Ruda on Hegel’s Last Jena Philosophy of Spirit
5 months ago

The R-Files 5.0: F. Ruda on Hegel’s Last Jena Philosophy of Spirit

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Recently, I’ve reread Hegel’s first full draft of his mature philosophical system. Therein one finds a surprising remark on mistrust. When he was lecturing in Jena in 1805/06 on the …
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Law Is Not Justice
6 months ago

Law Is Not Justice

It is my conviction that as long as there is economic inequality among nation-states, tremendous apartheid in access to soul-making—as opposed to only income-producing—education on a raced-classed-gender basis; and, given …
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Moral Orientation of US Universities and the Emergence of Evil
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Moral Orientation of US Universities and the Emergence of Evil

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The Wisconsin Idea

In 1905, Charles van Hise, president of the University of Wisconsin, addressed a Press Association to explain what is now known as the Wisconsin Idea.

“The knowledge …
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