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Monthly Archives: November, 2012

Walter Benjamin on Translation: a Strategic Hermeneutics of History?

Lucie Mercier a PhD candidate at the CRMEP will be delivering a paper as part of a panel on language at the Philosophy of Walter Benjamin conference taking place at … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Response to Steve on economics and the ‘flash crash’

I agree to an extent with Steve’s description of economics in his recent post as being a ‘guess-based pseudo science’ and thought it might be useful to consider briefly what … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · 7 Comments

Synecdoche, NYSE (FTSE, NASDAQ…)

I have written another post in response to Catherine Malabou’s question – about which crisis and lack animates our attempts to (re)ground – here. There, I followed Heidegger to consider … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · 17 Comments

The Bodies in Movement : Catherine Malabou

The Bodies in Movement Seminar organisers together with Michael O’Rourke (Independent Colleges, Dublin) and the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (Edinburgh) are pleased to announce that we will be … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Some thoughts on Deleuze, Cage, and the relation between philosophy and music

In setting about exploring the relationship between philosophy and music, the work of Deleuze could seem like an odd place to start. Not only is there a notable paucity of … Continue reading

November 2, 2012 · 1 Comment