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Fichte. Seriously.

Fichte. Seriously.
3 months ago

Fichte. Seriously.

In the English-speaking world Johann Gottlieb Fichte (17623-1814) is treated as what one might call a footnote philosopher, mentioned—if at all—only in connection with someone or something else. He is …
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Stasis @ The Salon 2. Against the Whole Planet. The Anarchy of Other Earths
3 months ago

Stasis @ The Salon 2. Against the Whole Planet. The Anarchy of Other Earths

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This is the second essay in our rubric Stasis @ The Salon, in which we will publish selected fragments from new issues of the journal Stasis, covering a broad range of topics, …
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A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Systemic Collapse and Pandemic Simulation
4 months ago

A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Systemic Collapse and Pandemic Simulation

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A year and a half after the arrival of Virus, some may have started wondering why the usually unscrupulous ruling elites decided to freeze the global profit-making machine in the …
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The Ruins of Our Lives: A Plea for Fatalist Sleeplessness
4 months ago

The Ruins of Our Lives: A Plea for Fatalist Sleeplessness

One of the best scenes in The Cocoanuts (1929) by Marx Brothers is where Mr. Hammer (Groucho) mentions, addressing himself to Chico, the presence of a viaduct between the mainland …
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Vikings, Solaris, Katla: The Big Other and Its Vicissitudes
4 months ago

Vikings, Solaris, Katla: The Big Other and Its Vicissitudes

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Vikings: the big Other as the truth of appearance

What Lacan calls “the big Other” designates a dimension beyond (or, rather, beneath) the sphere of reality and the pleasure-principle, of …
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