‘Reason and Revolution: Hegel and the Rise of Social Theory’ by Herbert Marcuse

DOWNLOAD(.pdf & .epub) Reason and Revolution: Hegel and the Rise of Social Theory is the philosopher Herbert Marcuse’s first major work in English – a masterful interpretation of Hegel’s philosophy and the influence it has had on European political thought from the French Revolution to the present day. Reason & Revolution, written in 1941, was theContinue reading “‘Reason and Revolution: Hegel and the Rise of Social Theory’ by Herbert Marcuse”

‘Studies in Critical Philosophy’ by Herbert Marcuse

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) This collection of essays first appeared as ‘Neue Quellen zur Grundlegung des Historischen Materialismus’ in Die Gesellschaft (Berlin) in 1932, as a review of Marx’s newly published Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts of 1844. Table of Contents Translator’s Note1. The Foundation of Historical Materialism (1932)2. A Study on Authority (1936)IntroductionI. Luther and CalvinII. KantIII. HegelIV.Continue reading “‘Studies in Critical Philosophy’ by Herbert Marcuse”

‘Parallax: The Dialectics of Mind and World’ edited by Dominik Finkelde, Slavoj Žižek & Christoph Menke

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Parallax, or the change in the position of an object viewed along two different lines of sight and more precisely, the assumption that this adjustment is not only due to a change of focus, but a change in that object’s ontological status has been a key philosophical concept throughout history. Building upon Slavoj Žižek’s TheContinue reading “‘Parallax: The Dialectics of Mind and World’ edited by Dominik Finkelde, Slavoj Žižek & Christoph Menke”

We Have to Talk About the Protests in Colombia

After we’ve posted an online copy of the recent Open Letter to the Public About the Situation in Colombia here on theoryreader.org, a letter that was signed among many other international public intellectuals by Žižek himself, we (Simon Gros & Daniel Mesa) have decided to produce a cooperative longer political research paper on the topicContinue reading “We Have to Talk About the Protests in Colombia”

‘Event: A Philosophical Journey Through A Concept’ by Slavoj Žižek

Slavoj Žižek is the author of dozens of books and articles and the subject of a score of interviews and documentaries, considered to be a leading public intellectual of the 21st century, and a towering figure in Marxist ideology critique, Lacanian psychoanalytic theory, and Hegelian philosophy. Adopting a radical style in his newspaper op-eds andContinue reading “‘Event: A Philosophical Journey Through A Concept’ by Slavoj Žižek”

‘Reality as Materialized Ideology’ by Slavoj Žižek

Video recording of a paper delivered by Žižek for the occasion of 10th anniversary edition of the DigitalFUTURES series hosted by Tongji University, Shanghai on 12th June 2021. The presentation mostly includes various points developed by Žižek which should already be well known to the followers of his work done throughout the past decade, andContinue reading “‘Reality as Materialized Ideology’ by Slavoj Žižek”

‘Contingency, Hegemony, Universality: Contemporary Dialogues on the Left’ by Judith Butler, Ernesto Laclau & Slavoj Žižek

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) What is the contemporary legacy of Gramsci’s notion of Hegemony? How can universality be reformulated now that its spurious versions have been so thoroughly criticized? In this unusual, but ground-breaking project, Judith Butler, Ernesto Laclau and Slavoj Žižek engaged in a dialogue on central questions of contemporary philosophy and politics. Their essays, organized asContinue reading “‘Contingency, Hegemony, Universality: Contemporary Dialogues on the Left’ by Judith Butler, Ernesto Laclau & Slavoj Žižek”

‘New Reflections on the Revolution of Our Time’ by Ernesto Laclau

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) New Reflections on the Revolution of Our Time continues the innovative exploration of major issues concerning democracy and socialism which was staked out in Hegemony and Socialist Strategy. Examining the meanings of social struggle in the context of late capitalism, Laclau situates the re-making of political identities within a framework of democratic revolution. The critical methodContinue reading “‘New Reflections on the Revolution of Our Time’ by Ernesto Laclau”

Open Letter to the Public About the Situation in Colombia

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) COLOMBIA—June 21, 2021 Academics and intellectuals from several countries express our rejection and condemnation of the ongoing violations of human rights in Colombia in the context of the 2021 National Strike and its massive protests. Since April 28th, different social sectors of the Colombian population took to the streets to demonstrate against a TaxContinue reading “Open Letter to the Public About the Situation in Colombia”

‘Rage, Rebellion, New Power’ by Slavoj Žižek

Das Verhältnis von Wut, Rebellion und neuer Macht bildet eine Art dialektische Triade des revolutionären Prozesses. Am Anfang stehen die mehr oder weniger chaotischen Ausbrüche von Wut, die Unzufriedenheit der Menschen, die sie mehr oder weniger gewaltsam demonstrieren, unorganisiert allerdings und ohne ein klares Ziel. Organisiert sich dieses Wutpotential so entsteht daraus, mit einem MinimumContinue reading “‘Rage, Rebellion, New Power’ by Slavoj Žižek”

Slavoj Žižek: What Julian Assange has Started is the Greatest Challenge to Everything that is False with Western Notions of Freedom

Video of an interview with Slavoj Žižek on Russia Today (RT) conducted on 5th July 2021. That day the cities of New York and London have seen hundreds gathered to celebrate Julian Assange’s 50th birthday as the WikiLeaks founder has spent the last three years in Belmarsh, a British maximum-security prison comparable to the horrorsContinue reading “Slavoj Žižek: What Julian Assange has Started is the Greatest Challenge to Everything that is False with Western Notions of Freedom”

Alain Badiou par Alain Badiou

DOWNLOAD(.epub) Né d’une rencontre avec une classe de lycéens belges, ce livre incarne l’accomplissement d’un défi : celui qui consiste, pour un philosophe célèbre pour l’ambition et la richesse de son travail, à en proposer une introduction qui n’en perde pourtant jamais la pointe. C’est ce défi qu’a relevé Alain Badiou dans ce petit livre, mêlantContinue reading “Alain Badiou par Alain Badiou”

‘Hegel & Freud: Les intermittences du sens’ par Claire Pagès

DOWNLOAD(.epub) Quoi de commun entre une philosophie idéaliste qui fait de l’inconscience un moment de la conscience, qui est une philosophie de la liberté, un travail de synthèse, qui exhibe les déterminations universelles de l’action des hommes, d’une part, et, d’autre part, une théorie psychanalytique, matérialiste et assez déterministe, qui pose l’existence d’un inconscient enContinue reading “‘Hegel & Freud: Les intermittences du sens’ par Claire Pagès”

‘The Last Days of Sylvia Plath’ by Carl Rollyson

DOWNLOAD(.epub) In her last days, Sylvia Plath struggled to break out from the control of the towering figure of her husband Ted Hughes. In the antique mythology of his retinue, she had become the gorgon threatening to bring down the House of Hughes. Drawing on recently available court records, archives, and interviews, and reevaluating theContinue reading “‘The Last Days of Sylvia Plath’ by Carl Rollyson”

‘Das Problem des Absoluten in der Philosophie Hegels’ von Rafael Aragüés

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Rafael Aragüés dringt mit diesem Buch in den Kern des Hegelschen Idealismus ein. Dabei eröffnet seine Auslegung frische Perspektiven. Denn nicht das All-Eine, sondern Vernunft und Freiheit sind das große Thema der Philosophie Hegels. Ein Buch, das den Hegel-Kenner nicht unberührt lassen wird.Die Mehrheit der aktuellen Hegel-Forschung versteht die Hegelsche Philosophie als eine PhilosophieContinue reading “‘Das Problem des Absoluten in der Philosophie Hegels’ von Rafael Aragüés”

‘Introducción a la Lógica de Hegel’ por Rafael Aragüés

DOWNLOAD(.pdf & .epub) La Ciencia de la lógica es un auténtico hito de la historia del pensamiento occidental. Con esta obra, G.W.F Hegel funda una lógica que va más allá de la convencional, que se adentra en las entrañas del pensar. Así concebida, la Lógica se convierte en una novedosa metafísica: pone las bases deContinue reading “‘Introducción a la Lógica de Hegel’ por Rafael Aragüés”

‘Francis Bacon: Revelations’ by Mark Stevens & Annalyn Swan

DOWNLOAD(.epub) A book decade in the making, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan: the first comprehensive look at the life and art of Francis Bacon, one of the iconic painters of the twentieth century. Bacon concealed many important aspects of his life. He described himself as an asthmatic child in IrelandContinue reading “‘Francis Bacon: Revelations’ by Mark Stevens & Annalyn Swan”

Message from Slavoj Žižek on Julian Assange’s 50th birthday

Slavoj Žižek is a Philosopher and psychoanalytic social theorist. He is Senior Researcher at the Department of Philosophy, University of Ljubljana; Professor at the School of Law and Director of the Institute for the Humanities at Birkbeck, University of London; Distinguished Scholar at the Kyung Hee University, Seoul; and Visiting Professor at the German Department, NewContinue reading “Message from Slavoj Žižek on Julian Assange’s 50th birthday”

‘Hegels Logik’ von Klaus Hartmann

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Dieses Buch ist in kritischer Abgrenzung zu anderen Bemühungen um Hegels System der bislang entschiedenste Versuch, diese Philosophie als eine ontologische Option aus nicht-metaphysischer Sicht zu interpretieren. Hegels Wissenschaft der Logik wird gedeutet als dialektische Entwicklung jener Kategorien des Denkens, die zugleich Seinskategorien sind. Der Autor versteht die Hegelsche Logik als eine Theorie, dieContinue reading “‘Hegels Logik’ von Klaus Hartmann”

‘Kommentar zu Hegels ‘Logik’ in seiner ‘Enzyklopädie’ von 1830’ von Bernhard Lakebrink

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Im Jahre 1929 schrieb Theodor Haering den Satz: „Es ist ein öffentliches Geheimnis, daß fast alle bisherigen Darstellungen Hegels oder Einführungen in ihn den Leser, der sich daraufhin an die Lektüre Hegels selbst machen will, gänzlich im Stiche lassen; ja, daß von diesen Darstellern Hegels wohl wenige im Stande wären, eine Seite der HegelschenContinue reading “‘Kommentar zu Hegels ‘Logik’ in seiner ‘Enzyklopädie’ von 1830’ von Bernhard Lakebrink”

‘Philosophy & Modernism’ by Bloomsbury Academic | 12 Volume Collection

The aim of each volume in Understanding Philosophy, Understanding Modernism is to understand a philosophical thinker more fully through literary and cultural modernism and consequently to understand literary modernism better through a key philosophical figure. In this way, the series also rethinks the limits of modernism, calling attention to lacunae in modernist studies and sometimes in theContinue reading “‘Philosophy & Modernism’ by Bloomsbury Academic | 12 Volume Collection”

Henri Bergson: Key Writings

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) The twentieth century – with its unprecedented advances in technology and scientific understanding – saw the birth of a distinctively new and ‘modern’ age. Henri Bergson stood as one of the most important philosophical voices of that tumultuous time. An intellectual celebrity in his own life time, his work was widely discussed by suchContinue reading “Henri Bergson: Key Writings”

Interpreting Bergson: Critical Essays

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Bergson was a pre-eminent European philosopher of the early twentieth century and his work covers all major branches of philosophy. This volume of essays is the first collection in twenty years in English to address the whole of Bergson’s philosophy, including his metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of science, philosophy of life, aesthetics, ethics, social andContinue reading “Interpreting Bergson: Critical Essays”

‘Bergson’ by Mark Sinclair

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Henri Bergson (1859-1941) was one of the most celebrated and influential philosophers of the twentieth century. He was awarded in 1928 the Nobel prize for literature for his philosophical work, and his controversial ideas about time, memory and life shaped generations of thinkers, writers and artists. In this clear and engaging introduction, Mark SinclairContinue reading “‘Bergson’ by Mark Sinclair”

‘Faith and Reason in Continental and Japanese Philosophy’ by Takeshi Morisato

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Faith and Reason provides a clear presentation of contemporary comparative philosophy solutions to the problems in philosophy of religion and brings into dialogue the Japanese philosopher Tanabe Hajime of the Kyoto School with his metanoetics, and the Irish philosopher William Desmond’s metaxology, both major figures within their respective traditions, yet rarely discussed in tandem.Continue reading “‘Faith and Reason in Continental and Japanese Philosophy’ by Takeshi Morisato”

‘Perplexity and Ultimacy: Metaphysical Thoughts from the Middle’ by William Desmond

DOWNLOAD(low quality .pdf) Desmond explores perplexity regarding ultimacy—the metaphysical perplexity that precedes and exceeds scientific and commonsense curiosity. Desmond writes about the metaphysical perplexity that cannot be identified with scientific or commonsense curiosity. This perplexity is in another dimension of thought, asking questions about what precedes and exceeds the determinate intelligibilities of science and commonContinue reading “‘Perplexity and Ultimacy: Metaphysical Thoughts from the Middle’ by William Desmond”

‘German Idealism and the Problem of Knowledge: Kant, Fichte, Schelling, and Hegel’ by Nectarios G. Limnatis

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) The problem of knowledge in German Idealism has drawn increasing attention in recent years. This is the first attempt at a systematic critique that covers all four major figures, Kant, Fichte, Schelling, and Hegel. In examining the evolution of the German idealist discussion with respect to a broad array of concepts (epistemology, metaphysics, logic,Continue reading “‘German Idealism and the Problem of Knowledge: Kant, Fichte, Schelling, and Hegel’ by Nectarios G. Limnatis”

Philosophy and Religion in German Idealism

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) This book contains the selected proceedings of a conference on Religion in German Idealism which took place in Nijmegen, Netherlands in January 2000. The conference was organized by the Centre of German Idealism, which co-ordinates the research on classical German philosophy in the Netherlands and in Belgium, with the support of the Dutch OrganisationContinue reading “Philosophy and Religion in German Idealism”

‘Not Saved: Essays After Heidegger’ by Peter Sloterdijk

DOWNLOAD(.pdf & .epub) In order to situate Heidegger’s thought in the history of ideas and problems, Peter Sloterdijk approaches Heidegger’s work with questions such as: If Western philosophy emerged from the spirit of the polis, what are we to make of the philosophical suitability of a man who never made a secret of his stubbornContinue reading “‘Not Saved: Essays After Heidegger’ by Peter Sloterdijk”

Religion und Religionen im Deutschen Idealismus

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Schleiermacher, Hegel und Schelling zahlen zu den Klassikern der modernen Religionsphilosophie – einer Disziplin, an deren Grundung sie massgeblich beteiligt waren. In ihren religionsphilosophischen Werken entwickeln sie nicht nur eine allgemeine Theorie der Religion uberhaupt und eine besondere Theorie der christlichen Religion, sondern widmen sich auch und gerade der historischen Vielfalt der Religionen. DieContinue reading “Religion und Religionen im Deutschen Idealismus”

‘Hegel und die Religion’ von Nadine Mooren

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Vom Linkshegelianismus bis zur Kritischen Theorie ist auf eine Unstimmigkeit im Verhältnis zu Religion und Theologie hingewiesen worden, die der spekulativen Philosophie Hegels aufgrund ihres idealistischen Totalitätsanspruchs eigen sei. Hegels Philosophie stehe zwar für die Säkularisation theologischer Transzendenz, dennoch könne er sein philosophisches System nur unter Zuhilfenahme theologischer Kategorien formulieren, die doch eigentlich überwundenContinue reading “‘Hegel und die Religion’ von Nadine Mooren”

‘Reason in Religion: The Foundations of Hegel’s Philosophy of Religion’ by Walter Jaeschke

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Unique in both scope and critical perspective, Reason in Religion traces the evolution of a distinctive branch of Hegel’s philosophy. Walter Jaeschke takes account of a sweeping oeuvre, from the early theological writings to the Berlin Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion, the latter reconstructed as Hegel presented them, permitting a detailed study of the development and changesContinue reading “‘Reason in Religion: The Foundations of Hegel’s Philosophy of Religion’ by Walter Jaeschke”

‘Hegel’s Philosophy of Religion’ by Bernard M. G. Reardon

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) A guide to Hegel’s philosophy of religion for the student who has minimal knowledge of Hegel’s system. The text begins with a clear summary of Hegel’s position in the early theological writings and provides a synopsis and context to his later Berlin lecture courses on the philosophy of religion.

‘Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion: One-Volume Edition of the Lectures of 1827’ by Georg W. F. Hegel

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) From the beginning of his academic career at the University of Jena in 1801, Hegel lectured frequently on a broad range of topics—philosophical encyclopedia, logic and metaphysics, the philosophies of nature, art, and world history, anthropology and psychology, natural law and political science, philosophy of history and the history of philosophy. But it wasContinue reading “‘Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion: One-Volume Edition of the Lectures of 1827’ by Georg W. F. Hegel”

‘The Berlin Phenomenology’ by Georg W. F. Hegel

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Selected parts of the three volume edition of Hegel’s Philosophy of Subjective Spirit edited by M. J. Petry published here as a separate work. The ‘Berlin Phenomenology’ should be a reliable basic text and an accurate translation which has several important advantages. The introduction and notes prepared for the present edition should prove helpfulContinue reading “‘The Berlin Phenomenology’ by Georg W. F. Hegel”

‘Philosophy of Subjective Spirit’ by Georg W. F. Hegel | Volume Three: Phenomenology and Psychology

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) The third volume of the English-German bilingual parallel text edition of the Philosophy of Subjective Spirit / Philosophie des subjektiven Geistes by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel. Phenomenology and Psychology are the second and third division within Philosophy of Subjective Spirit. The Philosophy of Subjective Spirit is the first section of the third part ofContinue reading “‘Philosophy of Subjective Spirit’ by Georg W. F. Hegel | Volume Three: Phenomenology and Psychology”

‘Philosophy of Subjective Spirit’ by Georg W. F. Hegel | Volume Two: Anthropology

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) The second volume of the English-German bilingual parallel text edition of the Philosophy of Subjective Spirit / Philosophie des subjektiven Geistes by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel. Anthropology is the first division of the Philosophy of Subjective Spirit, it’s beginning and entry point. The Philosophy of Subjective Spirit is the first section of the thirdContinue reading “‘Philosophy of Subjective Spirit’ by Georg W. F. Hegel | Volume Two: Anthropology”

‘Philosophy of Subjective Spirit’ by Georg W. F. Hegel | Volume One: Introductions

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) The first volume of the English-German bilingual parallel text edition of the Philosophy of Subjective Spirit / Philosophie des subjektiven Geistes by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel. The Philosophy of Subjective Spirit is the first section of the third part of Hegel’s Encyclopedia of the Philosophical Sciences. First published in 1817, Hegel published two additionalContinue reading “‘Philosophy of Subjective Spirit’ by Georg W. F. Hegel | Volume One: Introductions”

‘Hegel’s Æsthetics: A Critical Exposition’ by John Steinfort Kedney

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Hegel’s Æsthetics explains Hegel’s essential thought without going into minute detail or over ground that could be easily found elsewhere. It claims that one needs to understand Hegel’s philosophy of the Idea in order to fully understand his later philosophy of art. The book is divided into three: I. the fundamental philosophy of Hegel’sContinue reading “‘Hegel’s Æsthetics: A Critical Exposition’ by John Steinfort Kedney”

Between Kant & Hegel: Texts in the Development of Post-Kantian Idealism

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) What kind of a inconsiderate schmuck must one be to give a book the exact same title as some other well-known work in the exact same area of study already bears? Anyway. . . This volume fills a gap in philosophical literature by providing a collection of writings from the generation of thinkers betweenContinue reading “Between Kant & Hegel: Texts in the Development of Post-Kantian Idealism”

‘Foundations of Natural Right’ by Johann Gottlieb Fichte

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Fichte’s thought marks a crucial transitional stage between Kant and post-Kantian philosophy. Foundations of Natural Right, thought by many to be Fichte’s most important work of political philosophy, applies his ideas to fundamental issues in political and legal philosophy, covering such topics as civic freedom, right, private property, contracts, family relations, and the foundationsContinue reading “‘Foundations of Natural Right’ by Johann Gottlieb Fichte”

‘Fichte’s Theory of Subjectivity’ by Frederick Neuhouser

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Fichte’s Theory of Subjectivity elucidates the central issues in the work of Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1762–1814), a figure crucial to the movement of philosophy from Kant to German idealism. It explains Fichte’s notion of subjectivity and how his particular view developed out of Kant’s accounts of theoretical and practical reason. Fichte argued that the subjectContinue reading “‘Fichte’s Theory of Subjectivity’ by Frederick Neuhouser”

‘Foundations of Hegel’s Social Theory: Actualizing Freedom’ by Frederick Neuhouser

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) This work tries to understand the philosophical foundations of Hegel’s social theory by articulating the normative standards at work in his claim that the three central social institutions of the modern era—the nuclear family, civil society, and the constitutional state—are rational or good. The central question is: what, for Hegel, makes a social orderContinue reading “‘Foundations of Hegel’s Social Theory: Actualizing Freedom’ by Frederick Neuhouser”

‘Hegel’s Idea of a Phenomenology of Spirit’ by Michael N. Forster

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) In Hegel’s Idea, Forster advances a unique and compelling new reading of Phenomenology of Spirit, Hegel’s seminal work which has acquired a paradoxical reputation as one the most important and most impenetrable and inconsistent philosophical books of all time. His approach differs from that of previous scholars in two ways: he reads the work as a whole—not piecemeal,Continue reading “‘Hegel’s Idea of a Phenomenology of Spirit’ by Michael N. Forster”

‘Hegel and the Transformation of Philosophical Critique’ by William F. Bristow

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) An original and illuminating study of Hegel’s hugely influential but notoriously difficult Phenomenology of Spirit. Hegel describes the method of this work as a “way of despair”, meaning thereby that the reader who undertakes its inquiry must be open to the experience of self-loss through it. Whereas the existential dimension of Hegel’s work hasContinue reading “‘Hegel and the Transformation of Philosophical Critique’ by William F. Bristow”

Hegel’s Phenomenology of Self-Consciousness

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) “We will never be finished with the reading or rereading of Hegel.”—Jacques Derrida Offering a new translation of the famous chapter IV (“Self-Consciousness”) of Phenomenology of Spirit, this book reflects the far-reaching insights of contemporary Hegelian scholarship. Included is extensive commentary as well as a review of its reception by such important twentieth-century thinkers as Kojève, Heidegger, Sartre, Gadamer, Bataille, Deleuze,Continue reading “Hegel’s Phenomenology of Self-Consciousness”

‘The Jena System, 1804-05: Logic & Metaphysics’ by Georg W. F. Hegel

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) As he worked on the Jena system, Hegel’s understanding of the nature of logic and its connection with metaphysics underwent changes crucial to his later system. As a result, logic acquired a new and expanded significance for him. This text is thus the key to an understanding of the works of Hegel’s maturity, andContinue reading “‘The Jena System, 1804-05: Logic & Metaphysics’ by Georg W. F. Hegel”

‘Lectures on the Philosophy of Spirit 1827-8’ by Georg W. F. Hegel

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Hegel’s lectures of 1827-8 go far beyond the previously published Encyclopedia outline, and provide a new introduction to the Philosophy of Spirit. In many respects a relatively “new” Hegel text, first published in Germany in 1994, it is a transcription made by Johann Eduard Erdmann, a German philosopher who attended Hegel’s lectures as aContinue reading “‘Lectures on the Philosophy of Spirit 1827-8’ by Georg W. F. Hegel”

‘Lectures on Natural Right and Political Science: The First Philosophy of Right’ by Georg W. F. Hegel

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) These lectures constitute the translation of earliest version of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right, namely the lectures on “Natural Right and Political Science” delivered in Heidelberg in 1817-18. This transcription of the lectures remained in obscurity until the manuscript containing law student Peter Wannenmann’s transcription of the lectures was discovered in 1982 and published aContinue reading “‘Lectures on Natural Right and Political Science: The First Philosophy of Right’ by Georg W. F. Hegel”

Critique of Hegel’s ’Philosophy Of Right’ by Karl Marx

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) This complete translation of Marx’s critical commentary on paragraphs 261–313 of Hegel’s Philosophy Of Right, a major work in political theory. Marx subjects Hegel’s doctrine on the internal constitution of the state to a lengthy analysis. It was Marx’s first attempt to criticize Hegel’s philosophy in general and his political philosophy in particular. ItContinue reading “Critique of Hegel’s ’Philosophy Of Right’ by Karl Marx”

‘Philosophy of Right’ by Georg W. F. Hegel

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Complete and unabridged, this edition of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel’s 1821 classic offers a comprehensive view of the philosopher’s influential system. In the Philosophy of Right, Hegel applies his most important concept—the dialectics—to law, rights, morality, the family, economics, and the state. The last of Hegel’s works to be published in his lifetime, this volume combinesContinue reading “‘Philosophy of Right’ by Georg W. F. Hegel”

‘Introduction to the Philosophy of History’ by Georg W. F. Hegel

DOWNLOAD(.epub & .pdf) Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831) lived in a time of startling changes. The American and French Revolutions, the Industrial Revolution, the Napoleonic Wars, the restructuring of European empires, and the rise of nationalism—all these, and more, inspired Hegel to look for a pattern, some order and meaning, in the diversity of historicalContinue reading “‘Introduction to the Philosophy of History’ by Georg W. F. Hegel”

‘Hegel and the Philosophy of Right’ by Dudley Knowles

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Hegel’s philosophy is essential to the history of ideas and to the development of philosophy and thought ever since. His Philosophy of Right is one of the great works in political philosophy and its importance to contemporary philosophy has been ongoing. It offers very important contributions to topics of great interest in political philosophyContinue reading “‘Hegel and the Philosophy of Right’ by Dudley Knowles”

‘System of Ethical Life and First Philosophy of Spirit’ by Georg W. F. Hegel

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) The first English translation and detailed interpretation of Hegel’s System der Sittlichkeit (1802-3) and Philosophie des Geistes by Harris and Knox, papers which are the two earliest surviving versions of Hegel’s social theory. Hegel’s central concept of the spirit evolved in these two works. An excellent contribution to greater and complete understanding of Hegel, this volume providesContinue reading “‘System of Ethical Life and First Philosophy of Spirit’ by Georg W. F. Hegel”

‘The Athenian Owl and the Gallic Rooster—Dusk or Dawn?’ by Klaus Vieweg

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) In Hegel’s metaphor of the owl of Minerva, thought is represented using the images of a goddess, an animal, together with a time of day, dusk. World history must first reach a certain stage of development before sufficient knowledge is possible. The general, universalistic concept of freedom, the idea of the freedom of all,Continue reading “‘The Athenian Owl and the Gallic Rooster—Dusk or Dawn?’ by Klaus Vieweg”

‘The Unity of Reason: Essays on Kant’s Philosophy’ by Dieter Henrich

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Kant holds a key position in the history of modern philosophy as the last great figure to belong fully to both the Anglo-American analytic tradition and the Continental tradition. As one the world’s foremost scholars of Kant and German Idealism, Dieter Henrich combines an encyclopedic knowledge of Kant’s texts with an equally profound understanding of theContinue reading “‘The Unity of Reason: Essays on Kant’s Philosophy’ by Dieter Henrich”

G. W. F. Hegel, Philosophie des Rechts: Die Vorlesung von 1819/1820, Herausgegeben von Dieter Henrich

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Hegel hat seine Vorlesung über Rechtsphilosophie insgesamt sechsmal vollständig gehalten. Ein besonderes Interesse gilt der Vorlesung des Wintersemesters 1819/20, weil Hegel zu dieser Zeit die entscheidende Überarbeitung vornimmt, die dem Drucktext seiner Philosophie des Rechts zugrundeliegt und damit das Hegel-Bild nachhaltig bestimmt hat.

“The Real Meaning of Hegel’s Master—Slave Dialectic” by Andrew Cole

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) This paper responds to recent misreading’s of Hegel’s famous dialectic of the master and slave found within the most memorable section of Phenomenology of Spirit and finds textual support in Hegel’s work. It can, above all, be shown to be a materialist critique of feudalism so rigorous and perceptive, so illustrative of the dynamicsContinue reading ““The Real Meaning of Hegel’s Master—Slave Dialectic” by Andrew Cole”

‘Hegel im Kontext’ von Dieter Henrich

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) In diesem bereits klassischen Band zeigt Dieter Henrich, was es heißt, das Ganze von Hegels Denken durch präzise Einzelstudien zu erschließen. Nicht der philosophiegeschichtliche Überblick, sondern die genaue Analyse historischer Konstellationen und die schrittweise Rekonstruktion zentraler Argumente erweisen sich hier als Königsweg zum Verständnis des Philosophen. Dabei führt Henrich auf folgenreiche Weise begriffliche Mittel der angloamerikanischenContinue reading “‘Hegel im Kontext’ von Dieter Henrich”

‘Dieter Henrich and Contemporary Philosophy: The Return to Subjectivity’ by Dieter Freundlieb

DOWNLOAD(low quality .epub) Dieter Henrich is one of the most respected and frequently cited philosophers in Germany today. His extensive and highly innovative studies of German Idealism and his systematic analyses of subjectivity have significantly impacted on advanced German philosophical and theological debates. Dieter Henrich and Contemporary Philosophy presents a comprehensive analysis of Henrich’s workContinue reading “‘Dieter Henrich and Contemporary Philosophy: The Return to Subjectivity’ by Dieter Freundlieb”

‘The Idea of Hegel’s “Science of Logic”’ by Stanley Rosen

DOWNLOAD(.pdf & .epub) Although Hegel considered Science of Logic essential to his philosophy, it has received scant commentary compared with the other three books he published in his lifetime. Here philosopher Stanley Rosen rescues the Science of Logic from obscurity, arguing that its neglect is responsible for contemporary philosophy’s fracture into many different and opposed schools of thought. ThroughContinue reading “‘The Idea of Hegel’s “Science of Logic”’ by Stanley Rosen”

‘Inventing the Market: Smith, Hegel, and Political Theory’ by Lisa Herzog

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Inventing the Market: Smith, Hegel, and Political Theory analyses the constructions of the market in the thought of Adam Smith and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel and discusses their relevance for contemporary political philosophy. Combining the history of ideas with systematic analysis, it contrasts Smith’s view of the market as a benevolently designed ‘contrivance of nature’Continue reading “‘Inventing the Market: Smith, Hegel, and Political Theory’ by Lisa Herzog”

‘Hegel on Beauty’ by Julia Peters

DOWNLOAD(.epub) While the current philosophical debate surrounding Hegel’s aesthetics focuses heavily on the philosopher’s controversial ‘end of art’ thesis, its participants rarely give attention to Hegel’s ideas on the nature of beauty and its relation to art. This study seeks to remedy this oversight by placing Hegel’s views on beauty front and center. Peters asksContinue reading “‘Hegel on Beauty’ by Julia Peters”

‘Hegel’s Philosophy of Nature’ translated by Michael John Petry

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) If the Hegelian system is to be fully appreciated, it has to be grasped as a whole. Experience has shown that this is no easy matter, not only because the general principles involved in its structuralization have never been clearly presented and effectively criticized, but because, in the range of its subject matter, itContinue reading “‘Hegel’s Philosophy of Nature’ translated by Michael John Petry”

Jugoslavija: Smrt Države

DOWNLOAD(2x .pdf & 6x .mkv) Smrt Jugoslavije, kasneje preimenovano v Jugoslavija: Smrt Države v novejši in posodobljeni različici, je z BAFTA* nagrajena dokumentarna serija v šestih delih posneta s strani britanskega BBC in najprej predvajana leta 1995, kot hkrati tudi ime knjige spisane s strani Allan Little in Laura Silber, ki spremlja dokumentarec. Knjiga terContinue reading “Jugoslavija: Smrt Države”

‘Hegel im verdrahteten Gehirn’ von Slavoj Žižek

DOWNLOAD(.epub) Hegel ist veraltet. Aber gerade deshalb – so die Pointe von Meisterdenker Slavoj Žižek – können wir durch seine Linse die Gegenwart besser verstehen. Anstatt also zu ermitteln, was an Hegels Denken heute noch aktuell ist, dreht Žižek die Frage um: Wie sieht unsere Gegenwart aus, wenn wir sie mit Hegel betrachten? Und esContinue reading “‘Hegel im verdrahteten Gehirn’ von Slavoj Žižek”

‘Žižek and the Rhetorical Unconscious: Global Politics, Philosophy, and Subjectivity’ by Robert Samuels

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) This book builds on a critique of Slavoj Žižek’s work to outline a new theory of psychoanalytic rhetoric. It turns to Žižek because not only is he one of the most popular intellectuals in the world, but, this book argues, his discourse is shaped by a set of unconscious rhetorical processes that also determineContinue reading “‘Žižek and the Rhetorical Unconscious: Global Politics, Philosophy, and Subjectivity’ by Robert Samuels”

‘Žižek Studies—The Greatest Hits (So Far)’ edited by David J. Gunkel & Paul A. Taylor

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) This compendium assembles and presents the best work published in the field of Žižek Studies over the last ten years, providing teachers, students, and researchers with a carefully curated volume of leading-edge scholarship addressing the unique and sometimes eclectic work of Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Žižek. The chapters included in this collection haveContinue reading “‘Žižek Studies—The Greatest Hits (So Far)’ edited by David J. Gunkel & Paul A. Taylor”

‘Lacan: A Genealogy’ by Miguel de Beistegui

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Lacan: A Genealogy provides a genealogical account of Lacan’s work as a whole, from his early writings on paranoid psychosis to his later work on the real and surplus enjoyment. Beistegui argues that Lacan’s work requires an in-depth genealogy to chart and interpret the his key concept of desire. The genealogy is both a historicalContinue reading “‘Lacan: A Genealogy’ by Miguel de Beistegui”

‘Posthuman Glossary’ edited by Rosi Braidotti & Maria Hlavajova

DOWNLOAD(.pdf & .epub) If art, science, and the humanities have shared one thing, it was their common engagement with constructions and representations of the human. Under the pressure of new contemporary concerns, however, we are experiencing a “posthuman condition”; the combination of new developments-such as the neoliberal economics of global capitalism, migration, technological advances, environmentalContinue reading “‘Posthuman Glossary’ edited by Rosi Braidotti & Maria Hlavajova”

‘Chevengur’ by Andrei Platonov

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Platonov’s epic novel was written in 1927-28, but only small pieces have been published in the USSR, and even the emigre Russian edition is seriously flawed by omissions. The reasons for the censorship are not hard to find. Platonov argued that it was an ‘honest attempt to portray the beginning of Communist society,’ butContinue reading “‘Chevengur’ by Andrei Platonov”

‘Collected Works’ by Andrey Platonov

DOWNLOAD(.epub) Platonov produced a great body of work, including fiction, plays poetry, essays, and scenarios. The chasm between the ideals of the “new men” and the reality of provincial life is one of Platonov’s main themes. The Party boss who is blind to suffering and real problems is one of his favorite villains. His favoriteContinue reading “‘Collected Works’ by Andrey Platonov”

‘The Anti-Sexus’ by Andrey Platonov

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) In 1926, Russian Marxist author Andrey Platonov composed The Anti-Sexus, a remarkable text which remained, like so many of his other writings, unpublished during his lifetime. The work is a fictional brochure, issued by the company Berkman, Châteloy, and Son, Ltd. and “translated” from French by Platonov, that advertised an electromagnetic instrument promising toContinue reading “‘The Anti-Sexus’ by Andrey Platonov”

‘Soul’ by Andrey Platonov

DOWNLOAD(.epub) The Soviet writer Andrey Platonov saw much of his work suppressed or censored in his lifetime. In recent decades, however, these lost works have reemerged, and the eerie poetry and poignant humanity of Platonov’s vision have become ever more clear. For Nadezhda Mandelstam and Joseph Brodsky, Platonov was the writer who most profoundly registeredContinue reading “‘Soul’ by Andrey Platonov”

The Portable Platonov

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Platonov vividly presents the dreams of the builders of socialism in all their inarticulate confusion, with a sympathy not lessened by an unaparalleled awareness of their tragic consequences. Through incongruity of verbal choices and juxtapositions Platonov expanded the limits of meaning and lent words new and unexpected dimensions. After a lifetime of persecution AndreyContinue reading “The Portable Platonov”

‘PHILOSOPHY: Spinoza, Kant, Hegel and… Badiou!’ by Slavoj Žižek

Section I: Introduction – Spinoza INTRODUCTION One of the unwritten rules of today’s academia from France to the US is the injunction to love Spinoza. Everyone loves him, from the Althusserian strict “scientific materialists” to Deleuzean schizo-anarchists, from rationalist critics of religion to the partisans of liberal freedoms and tolerances, not to mention feminists likeContinue reading “‘PHILOSOPHY: Spinoza, Kant, Hegel and… Badiou!’ by Slavoj Žižek”

Collected Clinical Papers of Sigmund Freud: Five Volume Set

DOWNLOAD(5x .pdf) Collected Clinical Papers of Sigmund Freud were written and edited as the constituent basis for psychoanalysis, containing the only published record of his clinical investigations, all of his other work being essentially founded on and derived from them. Offering the reader a comprehensive chronicle of Freud’s work and of the development of his ideasContinue reading “Collected Clinical Papers of Sigmund Freud: Five Volume Set”

‘Delusion and Dream in Jensen’s Gradiva & Other Essays’ by Sigmund Freud

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Delusion and Dream in Jensen’s Gradiva (German: Der Wahn und die Träume in W. Jensens “Gradiva”) is a long essay written in 1907, an analysis of the German novelist Wilhelm Jensen’s story Gradiva, is his first work to deal explicitly and systematically with literature and aesthetics, although he had commented at some length onContinue reading “‘Delusion and Dream in Jensen’s Gradiva & Other Essays’ by Sigmund Freud”

Collected Works of Sigmund Freud (Delphi Classics)

DOWNLOAD(.epub) The Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud was the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between patient and psychoanalyst. Freud developed therapeutic techniques including the use of free association and transference, establishing its central role in the analytic process. Freud’s redefinition of sexuality led him to formulate the Oedipus complex asContinue reading “Collected Works of Sigmund Freud (Delphi Classics)”

‘Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason’ by Theodor W. Adorno

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Winner of the 2002 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award Kant is a pivotal thinker in Adorno’s intellectual world. Although he wrote monographs on Hegel, Husserl, and Kierkegaard, the closest Adorno came to an extended discussion of Kant are two lecture courses, one concentrating on the Critique of Pure Reason and the other on the Critique of PracticalContinue reading “‘Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason’ by Theodor W. Adorno”

‘Philosophy of New Music’ by Theodor W. Adorno

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) In 1949, Theodor W. Adorno’s Philosophy of New Music was published, coinciding with the prominent philosopher’s return to a devastated Europe after his exile in the United States. Intensely polemical from its first publication, every aspect of this work was met with extreme reactions, from stark dismissal to outrage. Even Arnold Schoenberg reviled it.  Despite theContinue reading “‘Philosophy of New Music’ by Theodor W. Adorno”

‘Kierkegaard: Construction of the Aesthetic’ by Theodor W. Adorno

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Theodor Adorno’s first major published work appeared in German bookshops in February 1933. Kierkegaard challenges not only the founder but also the whole tradition of existentialism, and played an important role in the formation of the Frankfurt School’s Critical Theory.

‘Neue Slowenische Kunst—Predictions of Fire’ by Michael Benson

WATCH / DOWNLOAD(.mkv) Predictions of Fire or Prerokbe ognja is a 1996 documentary film by American filmmaker Michael Benson about Neue Slowenische Kunst. In 1991, Slovenia’s quick secession from SFR Yugoslavia marked the first spark in the Yugoslav Wars that defined the first chapter of the post-cold war era. Using an inventive combination of reportage,Continue reading “‘Neue Slowenische Kunst—Predictions of Fire’ by Michael Benson”

‘Mass Psychology & Other Writings’ by Sigmund Freud

DOWNLOAD(.epub) Freud’s religious unbeliefs are too easily dismissed as the standard scientific rationalism of the twentieth-century intellectual, yet he scorned the high-minded humanism of his contemporaries. In Mass Psychology and Analysis of the ‘I’ he explores the notion of ‘mass-psychology’ – his findings would prove all too prophetic in the years that followed. Writings suchContinue reading “‘Mass Psychology & Other Writings’ by Sigmund Freud”

‘Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex’ by Sigmund Freud

DOWNLOAD(.epub) Remembered for having developed and popularized the field of psychoanalysis virtually singlehandedly, Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud is regarded as one of the most significant thinkers of the early twentieth century. Psychosexual development is a key area of Freud’s body of work. This volume brings together in-depth discussions of three of Freud’s most innovative ideasContinue reading “‘Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex’ by Sigmund Freud”

‘On Murder, Mourning & Melancholia’ by Sigmund Freud

DOWNLOAD(.epub) These works were written against a background of war and racism. Freud sought the sources of conflict in the deepest memories of humankind, finding clear continuities between our ‘primitive’ past and ‘civilized’ modernity. In Totem and Taboo he explores institutions of tribal life, tracing analogies between the rites of hunter-gatherers and the obsessions ofContinue reading “‘On Murder, Mourning & Melancholia’ by Sigmund Freud”

‘New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future’ by James Bridle

DOWNLOAD(.pdf & .epub) As the world around us increases in technological complexity, our understanding of it diminishes. Underlying this trend is a single idea: the belief that our existence is understandable through computation, and more data is enough to help us build a better world. In reality, we are lost in a sea of information,Continue reading “‘New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future’ by James Bridle”

The Complete Works of Primo Levi

DOWNLOAD(.epub) Primo Levi’s entire body of work, newly translated, with an introduction by Toni Morrison Primo Levi was an Italian Chemist who was arrested during the Second World War as a member of the anti-Fascist resistance and deported to Auschwitz in 1944. He died prematurely in Turin in April 1987. Levi has long been admiredContinue reading “The Complete Works of Primo Levi”

‘The Cambridge Heidegger Lexicon’ by Mark A. Wrathall

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Martin Heidegger (1889–1976) was one of the most original thinkers of the twentieth century. His work has profoundly influenced philosophers including Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Michel Foucault, Jacques Derrida, Hannah Arendt, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Jürgen Habermas, Charles Taylor, Richard Rorty, Hubert Dreyfus, Stanley Cavell, Emmanuel Levinas, Alain Badiou, and Gilles Deleuze. HisContinue reading “‘The Cambridge Heidegger Lexicon’ by Mark A. Wrathall”

‘The Theory of the Novel: A Historico-philosophical Essay on the Forms of Great Epic Literature’ by Georg Lukács

DOWNLOAD(.pdf & .epub) Georg Lukács wrote The Theory of the Novel in 1914-1915, a period that also saw the conception of Rosa Luxemburg’s Spartacus Letters, Lenin’s Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism, Spengler’s Decline of the West, and Ernst Bloch’s Spirit of Utopia. Like many of Lukács’s early essays, it is a radical critique of bourgeois culture and stems from aContinue reading “‘The Theory of the Novel: A Historico-philosophical Essay on the Forms of Great Epic Literature’ by Georg Lukács”

‘Pasolini’s Lasting Impressions: Death, Eros, and Literary Enterprise in the Opus of Pier Paolo Pasolini’ edited by Ryan Calabretta-Sajder

DOWNLOAD(.epub) Noted as a ‘civil poet’ by Alberto Moravia, Pier Paolo Pasolini was a creative and philosophical genius whose works challenged generations of Western Europeans and Americans to reconsider not only issues regarding the self, but also various social concerns. Pasolini’s works touched and continues to inspire students, scholars, and intellectuals alike to question theContinue reading “‘Pasolini’s Lasting Impressions: Death, Eros, and Literary Enterprise in the Opus of Pier Paolo Pasolini’ edited by Ryan Calabretta-Sajder”

‘Descartes: A Study of His Philosophy’ by Anthony Kenny

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Kenny’s Descartes is notably good & important book, designed to help undergraduate and graduate students in understanding Descartes’ philosophy. The book concentrates on Descartes’ epistemology, metaphysics & philosophy of mind. The penultimate chapter, on Matter & Motion, contains a succinct account of Descartes’ mechanism & a critique of the a priori side of hisContinue reading “‘Descartes: A Study of His Philosophy’ by Anthony Kenny”

‘Political Writings’ by Immanuel Kant

DOWNLOAD(.pdf & .epub) The original edition of Kant: Political Writings was first published in 1970, and has long been established as the principal English-language edition of this important body of writing. In this new, expanded edition, two important texts illustrating Kants’s view of history are included for the first time: his reviews of Herder’s IdeasContinue reading “‘Political Writings’ by Immanuel Kant”

‘The Untruth of Reality: The Unacknowledged Realism of Modern Philosophy’ by Jure Simoniti

DOWNLOAD(.epub & .pdf) The common feature of many present-day “new realisms” is a general diagnosis according to which, with Kant, Western philosophy lost any contact with the outside world. In The Untruth of Reality, Jure Simoniti, in contrast, points out the necessary realist side of modern philosophy, arguing that the possibility of realism has alwaysContinue reading “‘The Untruth of Reality: The Unacknowledged Realism of Modern Philosophy’ by Jure Simoniti”

‘Hegel’s Logic as the Exposition of God from the End of the World’ by Jure Simoniti

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) The article attempts to reconstruct the logical space within which, at the beginning of Hegel’s Logic, “being” and “nothing” are entitled to emerge and receive their names. In German Idealism, the concept of “being” is linked to the form of a proposition; Fichte grounds a new truth-value on the absolute thesis of the “theticalContinue reading “‘Hegel’s Logic as the Exposition of God from the End of the World’ by Jure Simoniti”

‘True Sacrifice: On Hegel’s Presentation of Self-Consciousness’ by Zdravko Kobe

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) The paper provides a modest reading of Hegel’s treatment of self-consciousness in his Phenomenology of Spirit and tries to present it as an integral part of the overall project of the experience of consciousness leading from understanding to reason. Its immediate objective is, it is argued, to think the independence and dependence, that isContinue reading “‘True Sacrifice: On Hegel’s Presentation of Self-Consciousness’ by Zdravko Kobe”

‘Why Psychoanalysis? Three Interventions’ by Alenka Zupančič

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) In Why Psychoanalysis?, Alenka Zupančič outlines the relationship between the ontological, the ethical and the aesthetical spheres of Freudian and Lacanian psychoanalysis. In three bold interventions she investigates the question of Being, Freedom and Comedy. Taking her departure from issues of sex, cause, and horror, Zupančič reinterprets Kant’s philosophical categories and outlines a unique theoryContinue reading “‘Why Psychoanalysis? Three Interventions’ by Alenka Zupančič”

What is Education?

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) This book sets itself a difficult and essential task: nothing less than opening a new epoch of thought on the practice of what education is. – Alain Badiou What is education? This volume collects some of the foremost voices in contemporary thought to think through this question from their unique perspectives. Revealing the contentions andContinue reading “What is Education?”

‘Is it Still Possible to be a Hegelian Today?’ by Slavoj Žižek

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) The main feature of the historical thought proper is not “mobilism” (the motif of the fluidification or historical relativization of all forms of life), but the full endorsement of a certain impossibility: after a true historical break, one simply cannot return to the past, one cannot go on as if nothing happened – ifContinue reading “‘Is it Still Possible to be a Hegelian Today?’ by Slavoj Žižek”