PhiloFiction

The Seduction of the Real

17 Mai , 2017  

“…images precede the Real.” —Jean Baudrillard

Child of Kant, and of all those for whom the Real is illusion and delusion, delirium and the panic ridden world of impulse and evil, Baudrillard would return us to that ancient world of Pyrrho and Gnosticism, skepticism and dualism. As he’d say ...

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Non Philosophy as Politico/Heretical Tract

13 Apr , 2015  

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On a superficial reading of non-philosophical texts, it might seem that it is possible to side-step the difficulties of philosophy — its complexity, proliferation, opposing camps, obscurantism, abstraction, specialization — what the ordinary man or woman calls its difficulty. It might seem that non-philosophy is a blow on behalf ...

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