Critical Race Theory

Locating The Oceanic in Sylvia Wynter’s “Demonic Ground”, Part 1 (Justine M. Bakker)

The following article will appear next month in the Winter 2021-22 issue of the Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory. It is published in three installments. As a demonic island, black studies lifts the fog that shrouds the laws of comparison, particularity, and exception to reveal an aquatic outlook ‘far away from the continent of […]

Philosophical Theology

“Scale Relative Ontology” And Simone Weil’s Spiritual Philosophy, Part 2 (N.E. Boulting

The following is the second of a two-part series. The first can be found here. Simone Weil’s Rejection of “The New Science” Two not unrelated factors result in her rejection of ‘the New Science’ besides her opposition to Planck’s stance on Quantum Theory. The first is her emphasis upon Plato’s ontology rather than Plato’s epistemology. […]

Philosophical Theology

“Scale Relative Ontology” And Simone Weil’s Spiritual Philosophy, Part 1 (N.E. Boulting)

The following is the first of a two-part series. Can the debilitating effects of Scientism – identifying knowledge solely “with science” – be overcome? To answer that question, Simone Weil’s treatment of her three historical categories – Greek Science, Classical Science and Contemporary Science – can be compared to Don Ross’s conception of ‘Scale Relative […]

Higher Education Philosophy

Longing For An Impossible Past – Derrida’s Of Grammatology And The Coronavirus As The Inauguration Of An Age Of Writing, Part 2 (Jared Lacy)

The following is the second of a two-part series. The first can be found here. Furthermore there is an element of nostalgia implicit in this desire. Like the armed protestors who stormed city capital buildings across the United States, there is a sense among certain students and faculty, that in the age of Coronavirus and […]

Metaphysics Philosophy

The One Is Not – On the Fate Of Unity in Post-Metaphysical Philosophy (Jussi Backman)

A Turkish translation of a version of this essay has been published as “Bir, bir şey değildir: post-metafizik düşüncede birlik ve çokluğun akıbeti,” trans. Mustafa Yalçınkaya, Sabah Ülkesi: Üç aylık kültür-sanat ve felsefe dergisi, no. 51, Nisan 2017, 16–19. Available online at http://www.sabahulkesi.com/sayi.php?no=51, retrieved 27 April 2017. The themes of this essay are discussed in […]

Philosophy Philosophy of Religion

Untimely Meditations on Techno-Theology and Theo-Poetics, Part 1 (John Panteleimon Manoussakis)

The following is the first half of the article.  The second installment can be found here. Philosophical Propaedeutics Philosophy’s very first utterance, according to Aristotle,[1] present us with two seemingly incompatible positions: the unity of all, as posited by one causative principle (archē) to which Thales, lacking a better term, calls water, and the multiplicity of all, infested […]

Philosophy

The Place Of Das Ding – Psychoanalysis, Phenomenology, Religion, Part 1 (John Panteleimon Manoussakis)

  The following article is the first installment of a two-part series.  The second installment can be found here.   I.  Introduction. “One, two, three, but where is the fourth?” I was reminded of this question while reading Prof. Brian Becker’s paper “Flight from  the Flesh” as he attempts to translate Freud’s topological tri-partition of […]