Post Profile






Incontinence of the Void

That is the new, forthcoming Žižek book, here is one brief excerpt: Peter Sloterdijk endorses Badiou’s thesis, from his Le siecle, that the defining feature of the twentieth century was “the passion for the real,” the gravitational pull toward the real basis of our lives (economic base, libido, will, etc.).  What we witness is the […] The post Incontinence of the Void appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
read more

share

Related Posts


Peter Sloterdijk’s Bubbles, Spheres 1

Academics / Political Science : Marginal Revolution

I read about one hundred pages from this book and here was the part which stood out the most in my memory: With this neither gay nor sad science of foams, the third book of Spheres presents a theory of the current age whose main ten...

New Book: Case Closed by Patrik Ourednik

Academics / Literature : Conversational Reading

I’m sure many of you will remember Europeana: A Brief History of the Twentieth Century by Patrik Ourednik. For those who don’t Matthew Cheney provides an excellent summary: An excerpt from the book on the back cover says it is “from...

Good endorsements for the forthcoming Peter Leeson book

Academics / Political Science : Marginal Revolution

I hope Peter remains my colleague for a long time to come: COMING FALL 2017 “This book has a surprise—not to mention a puckish joke—on every page. It’s strange, it’s fascinating, and it’s one of the most original books I’ve ever rea...

Alain Badiou on Poetry & Communism

Writing / Poetry : Harriet: The Blog

From Verso’s celebration of National Poetry Day in the U.K. to e-flux to Harriet: an excerpt from Alain Badiou’s The Age of the Poets, “a book in which the French philosopher argues for ‘an essential link’ between the twentieth cent...

The Spiritual Facts Of Life

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan

Reviewing a pair of books by the German philosopher Peter Sloterdijk, The Art of Philosophy and You Must Change Your Life, Keith Ansell-Pearson grapples with Sloterdijk’s attempt think through “the return of religion”: The thesis th...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC