A reader dissents: I have the same view of Slavoj Zizek that you do, roughly: he's much overrated, and generally full of himself (he's the media's idea of a philosopher, but decidedly not the genuine article). He's Marxist to the...
The Dish recently highlighted German philosopher Peter Sloterdijk’s idiosyncratic take on religion. In an in-depth exploration of the thinker’s oeuvre, Adam Kirsch elaborates: One of the most appealing things about Sloterdijk’s phil... Read Post
Somebody — I think it may have been the most overrated philosopher of all time, J.S. Mill — said that truth goes through three stages. First it’s mocked as absurd. Then it’s declared to be against religion. Finally, it’s said to be ... Read Post