Artaud, Deleuze, and the Will to Nothingness (Audio Essay)

This is a slice of my doctoral dissertation from back in 2009, first written in 2007. Bliss is to have the technology now making it possible to share it in this Audio/Video format after all these years. I'll further elaborate the effects of listening to one's old writings read out loud in the times to … Continue reading Artaud, Deleuze, and the Will to Nothingness (Audio Essay)

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Yaratıcı Yazarlık ve Felsefe Söyleşisi (Video)

“Edebiyat, insanın yaşamadıklarını da yazabilmesidir...” "Amaç edebiyat dünyasına nitelikli eserler kazandırmak. Bunu yaparken de  edebiyatın kişisel tecrübeleri kaleme almaktan öte, insanın yaşamadıklarını da yazabilmesini mümkün kıldığını özellikle akılda tutmak lâzım...”   Cengiz Erdem Kıbrıslı bir yazar ama onu başkalarından farklı kılan yanı, içinde yaşattığı felsefi dürtü ile kaleme aldığı kitapları… Sohbetimizde söylediği ‘herkesin önünde soyunmak … Continue reading Yaratıcı Yazarlık ve Felsefe Söyleşisi (Video)

Revolution of the Present (Full Film)

"Humanity seems to be stuck in the perpetual now that is our networked world. More countries are witnessing people taking to the streets in search of answers. Revolution of the Present, the film, features interviews with thought leaders designed to give meaning to our present and precarious condition. This historic journey allows us to re-think … Continue reading Revolution of the Present (Full Film)

Lectures on the Immortality of the Soul

"In 1928, Miss Edith Zweybruck established the Foerster Lectureship to honor the memory of her sister Agnes A. Foerster and her brother-in-law Constantine E. A. Foerster. Miss Zweybruck requested that lectures be given "on the immortality of the soul or other kindred subjects. Such lecture is not to form a part of the regular college … Continue reading Lectures on the Immortality of the Soul

Lectures Given at the Launch of Howard Caygill’s latest book “On Resistance: A Philosophy of Defiance” (Audio)

Event Date: 8 November 2013 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA The London Graduate School and CRMEP in association with Art & Philosophy @ Central Saint Martins present: A Symposium on Resistance Launch of Howard Caygill’s latest book “On Resistance: A Philosophy of Defiance” The London Graduate School and CRMEP … Continue reading Lectures Given at the Launch of Howard Caygill’s latest book “On Resistance: A Philosophy of Defiance” (Audio)

Plato’s Cave and The Illusion of Reality (Video)

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Ray Brassier on the future and what it means to orient oneself toward it (video)

Raymond Brassier Universities & Education Event Date Fri Jul 19, 2013 4:00pm EDT — Fri Jul 19, 2013 6:00pm EDT About Raymond Brassier is a philosopher and a translator of Alain Badiou and Quentin Meillassoux. Author of Nihil Unbound: Enlightenment and Extinction and a participant in the original “Speculative Realism” conference, he will discuss what … Continue reading Ray Brassier on the future and what it means to orient oneself toward it (video)

Slavoj Žižek: The Empowerment of the Right and the Dissolution of the Left (Video)

"Slavoj Zizek was one of the speakers at the The empowerment of the Right, the dissolution of the Left event. The public sector is facing severe economy measures. The budgets for culture, education and health care are being cut. The measures are implemented by the political right. The political left, in this period of turmoil, … Continue reading Slavoj Žižek: The Empowerment of the Right and the Dissolution of the Left (Video)