I. PHILOSOPHY AND THE SEXES It is commonly alleged that philosophy as a systematic willing erects itself on the foreclosure of sexual difference. True, it is not in the most consistent parts of this willing that the word “woman”, from Plato to Nietzsche, tends to arrive at a concept. Is this not perhaps the vocation of … Continue reading What is Love? Alain Badiou
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There is love in its endless applications: love without limits, the love of humanity, of the world, of music, of the sea and the mountains, of poetry. There is the love of philosophy, which is called love of wisdom, which, in turn, seems to consist only in loving what one cannot judge, know, or reject: … Continue reading SEXISTENCE
Here is a translation of a short text by Louis Althusser on the Cuban painter, included in vol. 2 of Écrits philosophiques et politiques (Paris: IMEC, 1995). The text in italics is from the volume’s editors. Lam (1977) This text, entitled “Lam” by Althusser, was commissioned from him by Wifredo Lam in a letter dated 18 … Continue reading Louis Althusser on Wifredo Lam
“If space-junk is the human debris that litters the universe, Junk-Space is the residue mankind leaves on the planet. … Junkspace is what remains after modernization has run its course, or more precisely, what coagulates while modernization is in progress.” rem_koolhaas_junkspace Continue reading Junkspace
by Donald Barthelme not-knowing-donald-barthelme Continue reading Not-Knowing