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Art’s primary way of becoming art is to appear more than itself, to say, or show something more. To wrest from it, it’s semblance of more, is to question its contingency on which art is dependent. Whenever  we determine art in terms of semblance we acknowledge it and at the
*The following CFP is copied from the ISTC website. ———————————————————————————————- The theme of this year’s conference pertains to affinities and complementarities between systems theory and critical theory for purposes of analyzing modern societies in the twenty-first century as social systems whose stability, functioning and future increasingly is in doubt.  Conventionally,
To continue our conversation from the other day I take it that you subscribe to a form of deontology, or, at the very least, accept the merits of such a perspective within ethics. The way you presented the argument in the specific instance of capital punishment by the state, drew
Taking a broadly humanist Marxist approach (infused with elements of autonomia and Open Marxism, and attempting to connect with literature of feminism, (de)colonialism, identity politics and intersectionality ), I have a new monograph out with Palgrave Macmillan, entitled The Alienated Academic: The Struggle for Autonomy Inside the University The book’s abstract
For more information follow this link to Critical Highlights December 2018 / No. 20.
“Democratic freedom as resistance against self-hatred, epistemic injustice, and oppression in Paulo Freire’s critical theory.” Constellations, 2018. Available for free download: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-8675.12395
Culture, ideology and consent: on contemporary myths*   by Vasiliki Papageorgiou Ethnologist-Social Anthropologist, PhD     In this article I start by discussing Rolan Barthes’ contribution in the development of cultural studies, particularly focusing on his early and pioneering work “Mythologies”. Barthes elaborates an analysis of the mythical system and
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