With Agamben's recent invoking of Kojève's idea of the Latin empire against the German dominance in Europe, and with the recent translation of the short manifesto on authority… Read more "The Amputated Father: Kojève’s Theory of Revolution and Authority"
I've just finished After the Future by Franco "Bifo" Berardi, a text that I loved for its effortless prose and ability to convey theoretical ideas with a… Read more "Subjectivation: Aufheben or Therapy?"
In a previous post on Badiou's Theory of the Subject, I described how the subject disappears under the chain of the signifiers, and how the masses inhabit… Read more "What is a Contradiction? Badiou’s Theory of the Subject"
The whole world is inside our head. This seems to just about sum up the post-Kantian problem of reflection. If the self represents itself ipso facto reality… Read more "The Mythological Being of Reflection"