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Stasis @ The Salon 3. The Death Drive of Evolution, or Her Shitty Highness, The Human

Stasis @ The Salon 3. The Death Drive of Evolution, or Her Shitty Highness, The Human
3 days ago

Stasis @ The Salon 3. The Death Drive of Evolution, or Her Shitty Highness, The Human

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Freud considers psychoanalysis to be an even more wounding blow than Darwin’s recognition of human beings as descended from the animal kingdom. Elaborating on Freud, in his first two seminars …
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Beautiful Chaos: The Passion of Maradona
1 week ago

Beautiful Chaos: The Passion of Maradona

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The Moment of Moments

The setting couldn’t have been more vibrant. The Estadio Azteca was a cacophony of sound and colour. It was filled to capacity as 114,000 expectant souls …
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Beyond a Neoconservative Communism
2 weeks ago

Beyond a Neoconservative Communism

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An allegedly old Chinese curse (which has nothing to do with China – it was probably invented by some Western observer) says “May you live in interesting times!” Interesting times …
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Small Words, Big Consequences. On Michel Foucault’s Genealogy of the Critical Attitude
3 weeks ago

Small Words, Big Consequences. On Michel Foucault’s Genealogy of the Critical Attitude

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Michel Foucault has been called many things, from a young conservative to a faux radical, from a neo-liberal to an infantile leftist. Whatever the hermeneutical value of these epithets may …
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When a Virus Mutates with Ideology: Fear-Mongering for the ‘Wellbeing of the Neighbour’
1 month ago

When a Virus Mutates with Ideology: Fear-Mongering for the ‘Wellbeing of the Neighbour’

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The affect-laden political fight against Covid-19 represents today’s dominant ideological battlefield. On the one hand, ‘neutral’ statistics and forecasts determine political decisions as never before. On the other hand, the …
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