Tag: philosophy

Liberation Hurts: An Interview with Slavoj Žižek

2004-07-01

Slavoj Žižek addresses the situation of post-9/11 global politics - and his own, controversial, theories of the political - in this interview with Eric Dean Rasmussen.

What Would Žižek Do? Redeeming Christianity's Perverse Core

2005-12-18

Jokes play a fundamental role in Slavoj Žižek’s philosophizing. Is Žižek joking when he extols the virtues of Christianity to the Left? Eric Dean Rasmussen analyzes Žižek’s pro-Christian proselytizing as attacks on modes of PC-ness - political correctness and perverse Christianity - that sustain an undesirable neoliberalism.

Phantasmal Fictions

2010-12-30

D. Fox Harrell considers how a media theory of the “phantasmal” - mental image and ideological construction - can be used to cover gaps within electronic literary practice and criticism. His perspective is shaped by cognitive semantics and the approach to meaning-making known as “conceptual blending theory.”

From Virtual Reality to Phantomatics and Back

1996-12-30

Paisley Livingston on Stanislaw Lem and the history and philosphy of Virtual Reality.

Cyberinthian Ways

1995-12-30

Linda Brigham hypercontextualizes contemporary philosophy.

Manuel DeLanda's Art of Assembly

2003-03-19

Aaron Pease reviews Manual DeLanda’s philosophy of the virtual.

On Spheres

1999-03-15

Luca Di Blasi reads Peter Sloterdijk straight.
Translation by Chris Thomas

Materialism at the Millennium

1999-01-01

Geoffrey Winthrop-Young gets inside De Landa’s total history.