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Sunday, May 31, 2020
 
From IIT Madras course "Aspects of Western Philosophy" with Dr. Sreekumar Nellickappilly, module on "Heidegger : phenomenological hermeneutics; concept of Being"

 
Friday, May 29, 2020
 
Apply-Degger: A Podcast with Simon Critchley


 
Thursday, May 28, 2020
 
New B&T reading group online, at Continental Philosophy on Discord.

Read the announcement.
 
 
Rappler on a pandemic of nothing.
Due to the extreme circumstances brought about by the pandemic – one that has essentially dissolved any semblance of our daily practices – I believe we are gradually experiencing an exacerbated version of what German philosopher Martin Heidegger called encounters with “dasnichts” or “the nothing.” For those familiar with Heidegger’s work, you’ll know that he was keenly insightful but was immensely confusing as well. To put it in simpler terms, what Heidegger referred to are instances where we are confronted with the strangeness or even absurdity of everything. We begin to ask questions like: why are things in this manner? Or why are we here rather than there?
 
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
 
Charles Guignon RIP
 
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
 
Inside Hook on curing conspirators.

Solomon nods to philosopher Martin Heidegger, who saw these issues as something that couldn’t be solved. Rather, you need to come to tolerate and accept opposing views, not overcome them. That’s where you get to a point where you’re truly concerned and compassionate for your fellow humans. As Solomon notes, “that gives you a sense of what Heidegger called ‘unshakeable joy.’”
 
Monday, May 25, 2020
 
Existential Comics on the origin of Anglo Philosophy.

 
 
In the NY Times, artist Doris Salcedo on presencing death.
[A]n insignificance trivialized and inscribed into our everyday life. Death has become what the philosopher Martin Heidegger called the “manufacture of corpses.” That is why the testimonies of victims are not only at the center of my work, but are actually a requirement for the very existence of each and every one of my pieces.
 
For when Ereignis is not sufficient.

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