Groundwork

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Interview with Stuart Elden

Interviewer:  Jordan Skinner JS: You explain in your book Terror and Territory that: Creating a bounded space is already a violent act of exclusion and inclusion; maintaining it as such … Continue reading

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Interview with Catherine Malabou

Groundwork: Catherine, how do you understand the philosophical significance of the name of this blog, ‘Groundwork’? Catherine Malabou: The first thing I would like to say is that the meaning … Continue reading

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Sovereignty and the Human: Exploring Bataille’s Accursed Share Project

[Again] and UWE Philosophy, Bristol, April 25th 2014   Keynote speakers confirmed:   Prof. Howard Caygill (CRMEP Kingston University) Prof. Scott Wilson (Kingston University) Georges Bataille is surely one of … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

How can philosophy exist outside the institution?

We know that philosophy as the love of wisdom or knowledge shares its history with the pursuit of this knowledge, a pursuit that begins with the inception of the academy.  … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

On Philosophizing Part III

In the last instalment, we presented a preliminary thesis on the meaning of philosophical peripeteia in the context of our reading of Plato’s allegory of the cave.  It was stated … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

On Philosophizing Part II

 The first instalment of this series of short texts into the meaning and movement of ‘philosophizing’ took as its point of departure Plato’s ‘allegory of the cave.’  We ended the … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Bibliothèque nationale de France

 

September 29, 2013 · Leave a comment
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