Žižek – God Without the Sacred: The Book of Job, The First Critique of Ideology (via Prōlogus)

From New York Public Library God Without the Sacred: The Book of Job, the First Critique of Ideology (opens link to video) Download: Video (205.2MB MP4, 1 hr 46 min) Audio (48.5MB MP3, 1 hr 15 min) … Read More via Prōlogus

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On Modern Servitude (Film)

Click here to watch On Modern Servitude via Archive Fire “All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." - Schopenhauer     On Modern Servitude is a book and independent documentary film 52 minutes in length; the book (and the DVD contained … Continue reading On Modern Servitude (Film)

In Memoriam Alexandros Grigoropoulos: Remember Remember, the Sixth of December!

The police murder of Andreas Grigoropoulos Greek teen died from bullet ricochet: court sources, ATHENS (AFP) Initial results from the post-mortem on a Greek teenager whose killing by police sparked five days of rioting show Alexis Grigoropoulos died from a bullet ricochet, court sources said Wednesday. According to forensic doctors and independent experts hired by … Continue reading In Memoriam Alexandros Grigoropoulos: Remember Remember, the Sixth of December!

David Cronenberg on Andy Warhol (Audio)

  David Cronenberg - Introduction David Cronenberg - National Velvet, 1963 - Empire, 1964 - Andy Warhol by Robert Mapplethorpe, 1986 David Cronenberg - Troy Diptych, 1962 David Moss, David Cronenberg, Dennis Hopper, Amy Taubin, James Rosenquist - Couch, 1964 David Cronenberg - Red Disaster, 1963 David Cronenberg, Dennis Hopper, James Rosenquist, Amy Taubin - … Continue reading David Cronenberg on Andy Warhol (Audio)

Slavoj Zizek – Death Drive as a Philosophical Concept

And here are some of my favorite quotes from It’s the Political Economy, Stupid! “In the good old days of Really-Existing Socialism, a joke was popular among dissidents, used to illustrate the futility of their protests. In the 15th century Russia occupied by Mongols, a farmer and his wife walk along a dusty country road; … Continue reading Slavoj Zizek – Death Drive as a Philosophical Concept

Philosophy as Biography by Alain Badiou + Postfelsefe nasıl hadım eder, ya da neden XI. tez tersine çevrilmeli üzerine (via Mutlak Töz)

• Philosophy as Biography • • Alain Badiou • "Nietzsche wrote that a philosophy is always the biography of the philosopher. Maybe a biography of the philosopher by the philosopher himself is a piece of philosophy. So I shall tell you nine stories taken of my private life, with their philosophical morality... The first story … Continue reading Philosophy as Biography by Alain Badiou + Postfelsefe nasıl hadım eder, ya da neden XI. tez tersine çevrilmeli üzerine (via Mutlak Töz)

Simon Critchley – To Philosophize Is to Learn How to Die (Video) + Creatureliness and Immortality + Method and Consequences of The Life Death Drives

Creatureliness and Immortality (via Speculative Humbug)  [I now think the opinions expressed here are massively too hasty - this issue of meaning and finitude requires a lot more thought - but I'll leave the original post up anyway.] I've just watched the first episode of this interview with Simon Critchley, and I thought I'd take … Continue reading Simon Critchley – To Philosophize Is to Learn How to Die (Video) + Creatureliness and Immortality + Method and Consequences of The Life Death Drives

Video: Slavoj Žižek – Living In The End Times

Slavoj Žižek talks about his new book Living in the End Times in this audience based video filmed at LSE. Related Articles VIDEOS: The Beatniks of Greenwich Village (psychedelichippiemusic.blogspot.com) Interview with Slavoj Zizek: "Neoliberalism is in Crisis" (via Greek Left Review) (cengizerdem.wordpress.com) Slavoj Žižek masterclasses, and Jacques Lacan lecture (via P e r ∙ C r … Continue reading Video: Slavoj Žižek – Living In The End Times

Examined Life (Video)

 "In Examined Life, filmmaker Astra Taylor accompanies some of today’s most influential thinkers on a series of unique excursions through places and spaces that hold particular resonance for them and their ideas. Peter Singer’s thoughts on the ethics of consumption are amplified against the backdrop of Fifth Avenue’s posh boutiques. Slavoj Zizek questions current beliefs … Continue reading Examined Life (Video)

The Metamorphosis of Franz Kafka (Video) + İzolasyon ve Yaratıcılık

A short film adaptation based on Kafka's "Metamorphosis". Early work by filmmaker Carlos Atanes, 1994. İzolasyon ve Yaratıcılık Eğer bunalımlı, yani depresif bir şahsiyet biraz yetenekliyse evden çıkıp toplumsallaşma uğruna saçmalamak yerine odaya kapanıp yaratıcı yazarlığa, müziğe veya ressamlığa falan yönelirse kendine çok büyük bir iyilik etmiş olur. Bunalımlı kişi böylelikle bunalımını ve mutsuz bilincini … Continue reading The Metamorphosis of Franz Kafka (Video) + İzolasyon ve Yaratıcılık