Philosophy

Philosophy As Interdisciplinary Intensity – An Interview With Giorgio Agamben (Antonio Gnolio/Ido Govrin)

The following is an interview with the famed Continental philosopher Giorgio Agamben conducted by journalist Antonio Gnolio. Originally published in La Repubblica on May 15, 2016.  the interview is translated from the Italian by Ido Govrin, whose bio is given at the end.  It is translated with permission of La Repubblica.     “I believe in the link […]

Philosophy

Time Emptied And Time Renewed – The Dominion Of Capital And A Theo-Politics Of Contretemps, Part 2 (Daniel Rhodes)

The following is the second installment of a three-part series.  The link to the first portion can be found here. As the source of productivity, time rendered as quantifiable and rectilinear not only orders the social and political to accumulation but orients and shapes the human subject to this experience as well. Its disjointed time, […]

Political Theology

Benjamin’s Concept of History As A Source of Arendt’s Idea of Judgment – Part 1 (Ronald Beiner)

“Benjamin’s Concept of History As A Source of Arendt’s Idea of Judgment” by Ronald Beiner is published in two parts during successive weeks.  The following is the first portion. “ich kehrte gern zurück.”– Gershom Scholem That there is an intimate bond between the last thoughts of Walter Benjamin and the last thoughts of his friend […]