The figure of the masses in protest takes on a near mystical and highly rational logic in post-Leninist thought during the twentieth century. For example, one of the… Read more "Why Do the Masses Posses Reason?"
I'm teaching three seminars on the work of Alain Badiou and philosophy for the Global Center for Advanced Studies (GCAS). The seminars will open with a consideration of… Read more "Announcing New Badiou and Philosophy Seminars"
The widely read essay by A.O. Scott, "The Death of Adulthood in American Culture" argues pretty convincingly that the changing heroes and anti-heroes of contemporary television provide a glimpse… Read more "Mourning, Psychoanalysis, and the Death of Adulthood"