Category Archives: Final Projects

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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Guidelines for Final Projects

5/9 Rough drafts are due Please upload your draft as a Google Document, and share it with me and the students officially enrolled in the course (please let me know if I have overlooked anyone!): jbly1@villanova.edu; kborrowm@villanova.edu; dcunnin1@villanova.edu; egurer@villanova.edu; aholmes@villanova.edu; dmesing@villanova.edu; … Continue reading

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“Nothing is Happening:” Political Impotency, Human Strike, and Affect

“Why are you shouting, damn it, if we know that things are the way they are? We already know: stop yelling!” – Claire Fontaine, Human Strike Has Already Begun Claire Fontaine, a Paris based ready-made artist collective, writes that we … Continue reading

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