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Lost Souls

[1, 19] re-treading the same ground One of the first allusions to the song ‘Wish You Were Here’ (Pink Floyd, 1975). The lyric runs like this: “We’re just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl, year after year, running… continue reading »

PREFACE

[viii, 12-14] could I use a conversational, dramatic form, a form I had developed through my own studies – the single most important question, raised also in the body of the text itself, is in the use of conversation. Why… continue reading »

Bibliography

 Updated: 16 May 2016 Adorno, T.W. (2003) Aesthetic Theory. Edited by Robert Hullot-Kentor. London: Continuum. Aquinas, T. (2006) Commentary on Aristotle’s Politics. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Co. Badiou, A. (2007) Being and event. Edited by Oliver Feltham. London: Continuum International Publishing… continue reading »

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COUNTERFIRE

Review of ‘Against Capitalist Education

Anti-Education

Review of Friedrich Niezsche, Anti-Education (NYRB, 2015)

Episode 5: Star Trek, Science Fiction & Writing

This podcast explores themes raised in Against Capitalist Education by Nadim Bakhshov published by Zero books. My guest this week is the writer and publisher Doug Lain. His most recent book “After the Saucers Landed” was nominated for the 2016 Philip K… continue reading »

Introduction

The idea for this companion book and website of notes and annotations was initially inspired by reading Ulysses Annotated (Gifford, 1989), The Dante Encyclopaedia (Lansing, 2010) and Thomas Aquinas’ commentary on Aristotle’s Politics (Aquinas, 2006)). With these books I found… continue reading »

Fools, Frauds & Firebrands

Review of Roger Scruton, Fools, Frauds & Firebrands (Bloomsbury, 2015)

Episode 4: Ecological Engineering, The Imagination & Politics

This podcast explores themes raised in Against Capitalist Education by Nadim Bakhshov published by Zero books. My guest this week is the singer-songwriter, poet and environmental campaigner Chas Warlow. The conversation moves more freely and we discuss the philosophical position we call… continue reading »

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