Philosophy

This post is part of my ongoing blogging project called “Critical Theory Down to Earth.” In these posts I provide summaries of and brief reflections on writings throughout the wider critical theory landscape.  Negative Dialectics Part Two: Negative Dialectics. Concepts and Categories 8. Cogitative Self-Reflection Sooner or later, philosophers discover that
This post is part of my ongoing blogging project called “Critical Theory Down to Earth.” In these posts I provide summaries of and brief reflections on writings throughout the wider critical theory landscape.  Negative Dialectics Part Two: Negative Dialectics. Concepts and Categories 2. Compulsory Substantiveness Adorno, destroyer of philosopher worlds though
This post is part of my ongoing blogging project called “Critical Theory Down to Earth.” In these posts I provide summaries of and brief reflections on writings throughout the wider critical theory landscape.  Negative Dialectics Part Two: Negative Dialectics. Concepts and Categories 4. Noncontradictoriness Not To Be Hypostatized What makes us
This post is part of my ongoing blogging project called “Critical Theory Down to Earth.” In these posts I provide summaries of and brief reflections on writings throughout the wider critical theory landscape.  Negative Dialectics Part Two: Negative Dialectics. Concepts and Categories 7. On the Dialectics of Identity Negative dialectics involves
This post is part of my ongoing blogging project called “Critical Theory Down to Earth.” In these posts I provide summaries of and brief reflections on writings throughout the wider critical theory landscape.  Negative Dialectics Part Two: Negative Dialectics. Concepts and Categories 5. Relation to Left-Wing Hegelianism Adorno seems to have
This post is part of my ongoing blogging project called “Critical Theory Down to Earth.” In these posts I provide summaries of and brief reflections on writings throughout the wider critical theory landscape.  Negative Dialectics Part Two: Negative Dialectics. Concepts and Categories 1. The Indissoluble “Something” In Hegel, the ultimate truth
*The following is reposted from Marxists.org. Final clarity. – The newspaper obituary for a businessman once read: “The breadth of his conscience competed with the goodness of his heart.” The lapse committed by the mourners in the rarefied, elevated language called for at such times, the involuntary admission that the
 *The following is reposted from Marxists.org. Antithesis. – For those who do not play along, there exists the danger of considering themselves better than others and misusing their critique of society as an ideology for their own private interest. While feeling their way towards making their own existence into the
*The following is reposted from Marxists.org. They, the people. [in English in original] – The circumstance that intellectuals mostly deal with other intellectuals should not mislead them into thinking they are worse than the rest of humanity. For they encounter one another primarily in the most embarrassing and degrading situation
Below is a link to a YouTube video (posted on the withDefiance channel) of the famous Chomsky-Foucault debate with English, Portuguese, or Japanese subtitles: Chomsky-Foucault debate on human nature
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