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…

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…

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…

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…

Deleuze’s Postscript on the Societies of Control (Video)

Liquid Theory TV is a collaboration between Clare Birchall, Gary Hall and Peter Woodbridge. This second episode in the series takes as its focus Gilles Deleuze’s short essay Postscript on the Societies of Control. The first episode can be found here.

Slavoj Zizek – Fear Thy Neighbor as Thyself (Video)

Hosted by The Institute for Human Sciences at Boston University on November 26, 2007, in this lecture entitled “Fear Thy Neighbor as Thyself: Antinomies of Tolerant Reason” Slavoj Zizek addresses perception, identity, and the “other”.

“Derrida” The Movie

“Derrida” The Movie différance “For Derrida, being is the oppositional conflict between binaries, but what is more real than even this duel of forces is the difference between them… But Derrida shows through his elaboration of différance that neither term in the binary truly conquers the other because both need the other in order to…