Ölümlü, Pek Ölümlü: Kitab-ı Nihil ve Postnihilistik Spekülasyonlar

Zamanın uçurumundan ve ötesindeki karanlıktan başka ne görüyorsunuz? - William Shakespeare Kanlı bir yumurta sarısı. Bir çarşafa yayılan yanmış bir delik. Herkesi açmakla tehdit eden öfkeli bir gül. - May Svvenson Dipsiz bir uçurumun içine baktığınız zaman, o da sizin içinize bakar. - Friedrich Nietzsche Baktıkça bakıyorsunuz kendinize, Yetişir! Bu da hiç konuşmayan adam yapıyor … Continue reading Ölümlü, Pek Ölümlü: Kitab-ı Nihil ve Postnihilistik Spekülasyonlar

Slavoj Žižek: The Effects of Capitalist Dynamics and the Causes of Depression

Slavoj Žižek weighs in on the Future of Marx's Analysis of Capitalism and the Causes of Depression in Our Perilous Times... Same shit, different day; Žižek has found the way out, though, and it's hysteria... That said, I would rather say hysterical sublimity would suit the needs of one better when it comes to sublating depression... … Continue reading Slavoj Žižek: The Effects of Capitalist Dynamics and the Causes of Depression

Ontological Catastrophes and Transcendental Time Machines: Dialectics of Time and Event from Kant and Hegel, across Deleuze and Badiou, towards New Futures

| Download PDF 1 or PDF 2 [Same text, different appearances] | Click Here to Listen | Recommended Voice: Amy (English - GB) The Spirit shows itself as so impoverished that, like a wanderer in the desert craving for a mere mouthful of water, it seems to crave for its refreshment only the bare feeling of the divine in general. … Continue reading Ontological Catastrophes and Transcendental Time Machines: Dialectics of Time and Event from Kant and Hegel, across Deleuze and Badiou, towards New Futures

Three Modalities of the Immanent Infinity: Life, Matter and Thought in Henry, Deleuze and Badiou

| Download as PDF | | Click Here to Listen | Recommended Voice: Amy (English – GB) Abstract In this essay I attempt to explicate the sense in which Michel Henry’s reductive phenomenology rendering Life as affectivity resonates with Alain Badiou’s subtractive ontology rendering the subject as eternity in time. I claim that these two modes of … Continue reading Three Modalities of the Immanent Infinity: Life, Matter and Thought in Henry, Deleuze and Badiou

Being, Non-Being and Becoming Non-Identical of the Subject as ∅

If the one is not, nothing is. ~ Parmenides In a recent article citing my Postnihilistic Speculations on That Which Is Not: A Thought-World According to an Ontology of Non-Being, the giant of philosophical blogosphere and my fellow para-academic colleague S.C. Hickman has succintly outlined the roots of contemporary ontology. Drawing upon Parmenides, Plato, Meillassoux, Žižek and … Continue reading Being, Non-Being and Becoming Non-Identical of the Subject as ∅

A letter from Badiou to Deleuze on Heidegger (July 1994)

I would like to resume, today, the parallel between you and Heidegger that I was sketching in my last letter. 1) A crucial difference seems to count against the comparison. In your work there is no “historial” set up, of the type “history of the forgetting of being”, “decline”, etc. As you say, you are … Continue reading A letter from Badiou to Deleuze on Heidegger (July 1994)

Ölümsüzlük Teorisi ve Gilles Deleuze (Kült Neşriyat eKitap)

“Ölümsüzlük Teorisi ve Gilles Deleuze” metni daha önce Gonzo Corpus’un 5. sayısı olan “Varoluşun O Karanlık Dehlizi: Ölüm” içinde yer almıştı. Metnin gözden geçirilip, eklemelerle zenginleştirilmiş bu versiyonu Kült Gonzo Corpus Kitapları’nın ilk parçası olarak okura sunuluyor. Bilen bilir, bilmeyen öğrenir şeklinde düşünecek olursak diyebiliriz ki Deleuze‘ün tüm felsefesi insanın yaşayabileceklerini çoğaltmaya yönelikti. Buna insan … Continue reading Ölümsüzlük Teorisi ve Gilles Deleuze (Kült Neşriyat eKitap)

The Time of Trauma and the Immanence of Eternity

In my previous post I've attempted to trace, clarify and briefly define certain positions and oppositions within the philosophical field today. It is my conviction that at the root of philosophical enquiry lies a series of dialectical relationships between affirmation and negation, transcendence and immanence, reality in-itself and reality for-us, finitude and infinity, being and … Continue reading The Time of Trauma and the Immanence of Eternity

The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect is a film from 2004 directed by Eric Bress and J. Mackye Gruber, in which Chaos Theory is applied to history and psychoanalysis. According to Chaos Theory an event which seems to be very insignificant in a sequence of events is in fact as important as any other event and the effects … Continue reading The Butterfly Effect

Slavoj Zizek: Sex and the Failed Absolute [Audio | Video]

"In his new book entitled "Sex and the Failed Absolute" #SlavojZizek returns to his philosophical roots and addresses the very basic question: how is reality structured so that something like human subjectivity can arise in it? His paradoxical answer is that for humans sexual difference offers the privileged access to the #Absolute, and he grounds … Continue reading Slavoj Zizek: Sex and the Failed Absolute [Audio | Video]

Collected eBook Library of Slavoj Žižek [PDF & ePub]

1989, The Sublime Object of Ideology 1991, For They Know Not What They Do 1991, Looking Awry 1992, Enjoy Your Symptom! 1993, Tarrying With the Negative 1994, The Metastases of Enjoyment 1995, Mapping Ideology 1996, The Indivisible Remainder 1997, The Abyss of Freedom 1997, The Plague of Fantasies 1999, The Ticklish Subject 2000, The Art … Continue reading Collected eBook Library of Slavoj Žižek [PDF & ePub]

The Best and Easiest Way to Earn Bitcoins Every Day

Do you know that most of the time your computer capacity remains unused? Start using your computer resources more efficiently and earn at the same time! CryptoTab browser will mine bitcoins in the background while you are just surfing the web or connecting with your friends on various social media platforms... Click Here to Download … Continue reading The Best and Easiest Way to Earn Bitcoins Every Day

CryptoTab: The First Ever Bitcoin Mining Browser in the World

Who says you will never be able to make money simply by browsing the internet, watching movies, listening to music, playing games, as well as while connecting more with your friends and enemies on various social media platforms? Yes, the future is already here now and you are just a few clicks and less than … Continue reading CryptoTab: The First Ever Bitcoin Mining Browser in the World

Senselogic’s YouTube Videos

Mysticism: A Study in Nature and Development of Spiritual Consciousness by Evelyn Underhill Slavoj Žižek: Is it Possible to Move Beyond the Transcendental? The Correlation Between Freud, Cronenberg, Identical Twins, Gynecology and Videodrome Tapes Agartha: The Mythic Womb of Immortals Within the World Given Birth by the Trauma of the Earth Literature, Psychoanalysis, and Trauma … Continue reading Senselogic’s YouTube Videos

Literature, Psychoanalysis, and Trauma

| First posted on May 4, 2009 | Click Here to Listen | I philosophise only in terror, but in the confessed terror of going mad.[1]  Jacques Derrida The circle of the eternal return is a circle which is always excentric in relation to an always decentered center.[2] Gilles Deleuze  Architecture of The White Hotel   Published in 1981, D.M. … Continue reading Literature, Psychoanalysis, and Trauma

IN SUSPENSE OF THE REAL: Cronenberg | Gilliam | Lynch – Louis Armand

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Louis Armand is the Director of the Centre for Critical & Cultural Theory at Charles University, Prague. His books include The Organ-Grinder’s Monkey (2013) and the novel Breakfast at Midnight (2011) described by 3:AM magazine’s Richard Marshall as “a perfect modern noir”.

(image) David Lynch, Inland Empire (2006)

IN SUSPENSE OF THE REAL: CRONENBERG | GILLIAM | LYNCH

In his “Dialectics of the Fable” (2000), Alain Badiou discusses a series of films, Cube (1997), The Matrix (1999) and David Cronenberg’s eXistenZ (1999), as philosophical machines. These are films that, in Badiou’s estimation, both reflect upon and in a sense encapsulate a set of “problems” – what we might call disturbances in the psycho-social fabric of the medium – disturbances that not only point to a crisis, but are themselves critical. Concerned with the status of the “Real,” these films are necessarily both self-reflexive and projective in a way that subverts the…

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