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Douglas Penick: Truthiness

Douglas Penick: Truthiness

The more nonsensical, the better...

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Amazonian

Amazonian

Social media are a deliberation-themed video game...

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Stuart Elden: Foucault on Antiquity

Stuart Elden: Foucault on Antiquity

Foucault was long concerned with traditional philosophical questions which, in the final years of his life, he explored through classical texts...

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David Beer on Justin E.H. Smith

David Beer on Justin E.H. Smith

Where the emphasis is upon acceleration and instantaneity, longer term thinking is itself a form of resistance...

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The self was there before Lacan…

The self was there before Lacan…

Lacan himself paved the way for my articulation of his mistake...

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How to Circus

How to Circus

Alas, it is not in my (current) course budget to arrange for my students to go whooshing about on the flying trapeze...

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Way Back When?

Way Back When?

No one can ever really know the past. Trust me. You can’t even really remember it...

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Walking Worthy

Walking Worthy

The Word was always there, and so, inside my body, I never felt alone. Now, postchurch, I turn to poems and songs in place of Bible verses...

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‘Kuiper Belt’

‘Kuiper Belt’

Details within details within details. That is the nature of the hyperlink...

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With Ubuntu

With Ubuntu

I have to consider the wellness of the whole before I consider my own interests and needs. This is the culture that has been passed on to me by my ancestors...

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The Art of Meaning by Tami Yaguri

The Art of Meaning by Tami Yaguri

The satisfactions of meaning are preferable to transient pleasures or happiness. Meaning can last to the end of life...

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Has harmony been cancelled?

Has harmony been cancelled?

Cancelling as it’s practiced now, particularly when it is a first rather than a last resort, is a product of, and is perhaps an inevitable extension of, individualism...

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M. Munro follows bell hooks and Lauren Berlant                     

M. Munro follows bell hooks and Lauren Berlant                     

What might be revealed in any exploration of the meaning of love in our lives?

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After Literacy

After Literacy

The idea that each of us has a singular voice, and that it places a stamp of authorship on our compositions, is of course corollary to the prohibition on plagiarism...

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Douglas Penick Presents Kidder Smith Presenting Dogen Zenji

Douglas Penick Presents Kidder Smith Presenting Dogen Zenji

We speak dreams in dream from before all dreaming...

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The serious amateur hopes for something more…

The serious amateur hopes for something more…

Many people who engage in some pursuit avidly yet non-professionally might not share Adorno’s condescending attitude towards hobbies...

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Torments of Unclarity

Torments of Unclarity

Why did Husserl begin thinking about movement? What was it that inspired him to make what one might call “the movement turn”?

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