January 27, 2022

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 conventional strictures that prevent unproductive […]

To Not Lose Sight Of The Good – Notes On The Zapatismo Ethic, Part 2 (Matt Rosen)

The following is the second of a two-part series. The first can be found here. The article is republished from Religious Theory. The recasting of the field of three against the field of two, which is the field that is anterior to it and unilaterally determines it while being foreclosed to what would be its determinations, […]

Walter Benjamin’s Notes On Various Topics, Part 2

Translated by Rachel Thomas.  Edited  by Carl Raschke. The following is the second part of a series of translated fragments (or “short prose”) from the writings of Walter Benjamin, beginning around the time of World War I.  The first part can be found here.  Some of these fragments, such as the section on the famous […]

Walter Benjamin’s Notes On Various Topics, Part 1

Translated by Rachel Thomas.  Edited  by Carl Raschke. The following is the first part of a series of translated fragments (or “short prose”) from the writings of Walter Benjamin, beginning around the time of World War I.   Some of these fragments, such as the section on the famous “liar paradox” (or “Cretan paradox”) of Epimenides,  […]