Posts Tagged ‘continental philosophy’

Two posts and resulting responses over at Larval Subjects have convinced me to do a pragmatic post.  While I generally try and avoid anything relating to normal existence I am concerned about applying to Phd programs in the US. Basically, based on what I have read and heard about philosophy PhD programs in the US, […]


Following Nick of The Accursed Share’s brilliant remarks on Brassier’s reading of Deleuze, I wish to return to the following passage from Nihil Unbound: “In Zizek’s Hegelianism, the subject achieves its autonomy by retroactively positing/reintegrating its own contingent material determinants: freedom is the subjective necessity of objective contingency. But by dissolving the idea of a […]



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