Posts Tagged ‘ Parmenides ’

Inside Zero Books #5: Žižek’s Parmenides

Oct 1st, 2016 | By

Early in Žižek’s book Less Than Nothing the popular philosopher turns to Parmenides in an effort to resuscitate both Plato and Descartes and thwart the trend of twentieth-century anti-Platonism, a trend which Žižek’s friend Badiou claims took six basic forms: Vitalist, Empiricist, Marxist, Existentialist, Christian, Heideggerian, and Democratic. Each of these is worth examining and

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David Letterman, Hegel, and Philip K Dick = Praxis

May 19th, 2015 | By

This is a rough draft for a presentation to be given at the start of a Panel Discussion at the Left Forum at the end of May. The panel is entitled Theory vs Practice, or What is Praxis? and will feature Michael Steinberg, Frank Smecker, and Christopher Vitale as participants. Masha Tupitsyn may also partipate.

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