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Belated Proposal: The Passion of Compassion: Arendt, Castoriadis, and the Imaginary Institution of Solidarity

At risk of drawing attention to the belatedness of this proposal, I’m posting it here anyway in hopes of suggestions/comments/feedback… The Passion of Compassion: Arendt, Castoriadis, and the Imaginary Institution of Solidarity This paper explores the phenomenon of solidarity. As … Continue reading

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Heritage Foundation Speaker at Villanova

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A Post on Optional Reading: Paul Cardan’s “Redefining Revolution”

In “Redefining Revolution”⁠1 Paul Cardan offers panoptic critique of Marxism as it stood in ’63. Cardan asserts that Marxist revolutionaries are faced with the choice to either be a revolutionary or to remain a Marxist.⁠2  This is to suggest that … Continue reading

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Arendt on Labor Movements: Taking Up the Social Question Politically

Hey y’all, I’ve been thinking a bit about some of the conclusions we seemed to reach last class in regard to Arendt on the social question.  As Sean helpfully pointed us to the passage at the end of chapter 2 … Continue reading

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Student Profile: Amanda Holmes

Villanova University, Second Year PhD Student in Philosophy I am taking this course for credit My research interests include: political theory, critical theory, psychoanalysis, feminism, and queer theory. The key historical figures I am most interested in include Spinoza, Kant, … Continue reading

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