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The following is the second installment of a three-part series. The first one can be found here. II Slavoj Žižek’s return to God in the context of his wider return to Hegel is in some ways markedly distinct and in some ways surprisingly close to that of Williams. On the one hand, Žižek’s return to […]
The following is the first installment of a three-part series. Among recent developments in continental philosophy and religious thought, one of the most prominent has been a ‘return to Hegel.’ It has been exemplified in the work of Slavoj Žižek, Beatrice Longuenesse, Catherine Malabou and Rebecca Comay, as well as that of a younger generation […]
The following is the third part in a three-part installment. The first part can be found here and the second here. The Real Lacan: Sublime Object of Texts We have hinted that many of the paradoxes and contradictions involved in the topological constitution of the subject which eventually lead Lacan to shift his emphasis onto […]
I am told by Zizek—as well as Hegelian friends—that any attempt to argue or disagree with Hegel fits nicely within his dialectical scheme. “Oh, you disagree with Hegel,” they say, “so you agree with him?” As Zizek warns, even Gilles Deleuze’s “generalized anti-Hegelianism” “…is much more ambiguous than it may appear: the elevation of Hegel […]
Religion and European Philosophy: Key Thinkers from Kant to Zizek. Edited by Philip Goodchild and Hollis Phelps. New York: Routledge, 2017. ISBN 10: 1138188530. Hardcover, Paperback, E-Book. 512 pages. Philosophy of religion, as a sub-discipline within the field of religious studies proper, has been the subject of much contention for some time now. Often accused […]