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Noncommutativity in the Symbolic and in the (Quantum) Real
5 days ago

Noncommutativity in the Symbolic and in the (Quantum) Real

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What makes quantum mechanics so appealing is that even what appears to be a modest experiment yields, upon a closer analysis, radical philosophical implications. So, let’s begin with such an …
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The Philosophy of Jerry Seinfeld
2 weeks ago

The Philosophy of Jerry Seinfeld

In the realm of intellectual discourse, George Bernard Shaw’s dictum, “When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth,” resonates profoundly. This axiom underscores a fundamental parallel …
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The Politics of Bombastic Gestures
3 weeks ago

The Politics of Bombastic Gestures

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Two political gestures have recently taken place on the world stage. On May 10, Gilad Erdan, Israel’s ambassador to the UN, shredded the cover of the UN charter at the …
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Hannah Arendt and Joseph Biden Debate Zionism
4 weeks ago

Hannah Arendt and Joseph Biden Debate Zionism

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Welcome back to our salon, Hannah Arendt. Five years ago, you sat together with Donald Trump. Tonight, we are discussing not a wall between two countries but the lack thereof, …
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On Archipelago95, or the Logic and Sensuality of War
1 month ago

On Archipelago95, or the Logic and Sensuality of War

Prophetic Irony

Just over one month ago, on April 15, Ukraine was saddened to hear about the loss of an outstanding sergeant, an aerial recon specialist of the 59th Separate …
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Eurodivision 2024
1 month ago

Eurodivision 2024

Two days ago, I declared on social media that I felt compelled to watch this edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. Not because I wished to endorse genocide in any …
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Framing Palestine
2 months ago

Framing Palestine

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The title of my essay, “Framing Palestine,” has a double meaning. First, I’m using “framing” to describe the ways we try to make sense of Palestine—more specifically, how we make …
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Some Remarks on the Ontological Implications of Quantum Mechanics
2 months ago

Some Remarks on the Ontological Implications of Quantum Mechanics

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Why am I, as a Hegelian philosopher, so fascinated by quantum mechanics? What we find in quantum physics is something that is usually considered an exclusive feature of the symbolic …
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Compassionate Genocide
2 months ago

Compassionate Genocide

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On March 8 it was reported that at least five residents of Gaza were killed by the airdrops of humanitarian aid at the Al-Shati camp, west of Gaza City. Less …
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Our Zone of Interest: The Noise of Permanent Warfare
2 months ago

Our Zone of Interest: The Noise of Permanent Warfare

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‘The threat of one catastrophe is deferred by that of others’ (T. Adorno)

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We should never lose sight of the bigger picture. The string of geopolitical conflicts …
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