Escaping Freedom – The Interstitial Politics of Emmanuel Levinas (Joshua Lawrence)

This paper was first delivered at the 2020 Annual Telos-Paul Piccone Institute Conference.          As conceived in a liberal framework, the subject is primarily rational (or at least rational enough) and thus, capable of self-legislating in accordance with a deontological imperative. To some extent, this implies sovereignty, albeit one guarded by…

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Global Anthropogenesis And The Black Messianic Animal, Or Relation’s Ban Of Contact With The Ruptured Flesh Of The Earth, Part 2 (Andrew Santana Kaplan)

The following is the second of a two-part series. The first can be found here. It is nonetheless instructive for me to engage Meyer’s project as a means of elaborating and contradistinguishing my notion of the black messianic animal—especially as a messianic thought singularly subtracted from its usual attendant logics…

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