This review is a bit late but gives a good history and lead-up to an important work by Lyotard: Jean-François Lyotard, Discourse, Figure » CSCP / SCPC.
Some really horrible puns here, but a short workup of the work habits of Nietzsche, Kant, and Marx: The Workday Secrets Of The World’s Most Productive Philosophers | Fast Company | Business + Innovation.
This Euro-philia has been at the heart of her work since her disavowal of Maoism in the 70s. Nevertheless, whether or not the world “needs” Europe, this is a good interview with her on her geopolitical thought.
Inaugural Memorial University Graduate Conference in Philosophy:
Nature, Freedom, and Reason
June 5th-7th, 2013
Iain Hamilton Grant, University of the West of England
The graduate students and faculty of Memorial University’s Department of Philosophy are pleased to announce the Inaugural Graduate Conference in Philosophy and invite graduate submissions that relate broadly to the conference theme.
Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
- The revival of German Idealism in the works of Markus Gabriel, Iain Hamilton Grant, and Slavoj Žižek; German Idealism and the Pittsburgh School (Sellars, Brandom, McDowell); the “space of reasons.”
- Contemporary rationalist philosophy; Alain Badiou and Quentin Meillassoux.
- Rationalism, Ancient/Medieval Metaphysics, and their relevance today.
- Metaphysics, Ecology, Philosophy of Life and the Philosophy of Nature.
- Philosophies of Subjectivity and Freedom.
- Original contributions related to the conference theme are also encouraged.
Submissions: Please prepare abstracts for blind review and send to firstname.lastname@example.org byFebruary 28th, 2014. Abstracts should not exceed 500 words. Cover sheet must include the author’s name, essay title, email address, and institutional affiliation. Limited funding available for travel assistance.
Selected papers will be considered for publication in Analecta Hermeneutica (http://www.mun.ca/analecta).
This event is organized by the Doctoral Students of MUN’s Department of Philosophy:
Michael Austin, Vahid JD, Michelle Mahoney, and Gil Shalev.
Both the Slate and Morin’s original article are both important reads: Karen Morin’s Society and Space article on prisons discussed in Slate – article now open access | Society and Space – Environment and Planning D.