My book Psychoanalysis and the Politics of the Family has been published. This book came together over the course of many years of study in the Lacanian… Read more "Preface and Key Concepts from my book Psychoanalysis and the Politics of the Family"
My speculative hypothesis is that there is a relation between the lumpenization that takes on the hue of a total bourgeois order and the motif of the double or the doppelgänger in art that emerges in such conditions.
With increasing interest in new forms of Marxism, the philosophical origins of Marx’s thought have been a topic of important debate with many studies locating Marx’s early… Read more "On Kołakowski and the Neoplatonist Pre-History of Marxism"
In the closing chapter of Alfred Sohn-Rethel’s masterpiece, Intellectual and Manual Labor, he invokes the concept of “necessary false consciousness.” This is a type of false consciousness… Read more "Sohn-Rethel’s Necessary False Consciousness and Marxist Epistemology"