A conversation/interview (with lots of links and pics) with Jennifer Izaakson, covering inter alia Althusser, Badiou, Heidegger, Deleuze, Butler, Hallward, Fichte, Lacan, Žižek.
The configuration of dialectics and materialism in Marx is intimately connected with his revolutionary practice. If you want to do justice to that tradition, you have to grapple with that intellectual history and those ideas. That’s one reason why the dialectic is still a live issue today.
The Phenomenology of Spirit charts the development of consciousness as it rises from lowly common sense to the absolute. This passes through a series of transitions, and this essay takes a look at just one of them.
Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit boasts a bizarre and starkly original structure. While Hegel’s philosophical preoccupations are in line with those of his German Idealist precursors – constructing a scientific metaphysics, … Continue reading