The Amputated Father: Kojève’s Theory of Revolution and Authority

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 Kojève wrote amidst the Second World War, it is worth revisiting exactly what sort of theory of revolution Kojève was concerned with. My review of The Notion of Authority: …

Video: Hegel and Lacan Seminar – Master and Slave

Last night I was happy to present on Lacan and Hegel for the Lutecium: a non-school of Psychoanalysis. My presentation addressed the way that Lacan responds to the master slave dialectic. I've been thrilled to work with this community of philosophers and analysts. You can watch the presentation here. It felt appropriate that I recently …