Tagsaffects Althusser ambient poetics analytic moral philosophy Aristotle Badiou bichat bioethics books brian leiter children conference consent continental vs. analytic deleuze Deleuze and Guattari democracy Derrida Dewey dispositions education ethical puzzle Ethics event friendship Graham Harman habit harman Higher Education humanities crisis James jane bennett Job Market kant Larval Subjects Latour Leiter Levi Bryant Levinas Lingis love Malabou materialism Mead Merleau-Ponty metaphysics method methodology middlesex Morton music nietzsche Noe object-oriented philosophy objects personhood Phenomenology piracy pirates Plato police violence power profiles Publishing relations Republic Sensation Simon Blackburn skepticism speculative realism spinoza teaching vibrant matter whitehead writing
- Follow Plastic Bodies on WordPress.com
Monthly Archives: November 2011
Graham’s got a nice pithy post on the difference between Kant and Hegel regarding their status as correlationists.
Credit: Brian Nguyen
Here’s a recent article on ‘What Bartleby Can Teach Us About Occupy Wall Street’. It may be worth mentioning that Deleuze, Ranciere, and (perhaps?–feeling too lazy to Google right now) Badiou have written essays on Melville’s short story, which is, … Continue reading
This video, which gives a different angle from this one, further calls into question the notion that the police at the UC-Davis pepper spray incident were ‘cut off’ from their support or ‘surrounded’ by an angry mob of student protesters. … Continue reading
Echoing what I said at the close of this post, Ta-Nehisi Coates of The Atlantic points out the following. First, he quotes the police response to the pepper-spraying incident: Shortly before 4 p.m., about 35 officers from UC Davis and other UC … Continue reading
Story in the NYT about the shift of the Occupy movement to college campuses.
NPR has the story here, with the two relevant videos embedded. The video of police pepper-spraying nonviolent students operates as its own condemnation, and once again exhibits what happens when capitalism finds itself called into question. “Who do you protect? … Continue reading
NewAPPS has the letter posted here. The letter really gets to the heart of many of the issues hovering around the controversy.
Procrastination Anything but more grading Watch me evade it