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Podcast Profile: Theory & Philosophy

podcast imageTwitter: @DavidGuignion (followed by 5 philosophers)
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322 episodes
2019 to present
Average episode: 38 minutes
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Categories: Monologue (Non-Course)

Podcaster's summary: This channel is dedicated to the distribution of ideas so that they be made accessible to anyone. Some key theoretical domains that this channel explores, but that is not limited to, include Feminism, Gender and Queer theory, Post-Structuralism, Structuralism, Psychoanalysis, Marxism, Rhetoric, Epistemology, Ontology, and Phenomenology.

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List Updated: 2022-Dec-04 12:36 UTC. Episodes: 322. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes
2022-Dec-03 • 17 minutes
Gilles Deleuze and Michel Foucault’s ”Intellectuals and Power”
In this episode, I present Deleuze and Foucault's conversation titled, "Intellectuals and Power." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Nov-26 • 30 minutes
Eve Tuck’s ”Breaking up with Deleuze”
In this episode, I present Eve Tuck's essay titled, "Breaking up with Deleuze." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Nov-19 • 43 minutes
Glen Coulthard’s ”Red Skin, White Masks” (Part 3/3)
In this episode, I cover chapters four, five, and the conclusion of Glen Coulthard's "Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition." If you feel like donating, please consider this organization: https://www.niwrc.org/donate If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Nov-12 • 47 minutes
Glen Coulthard’s ”Red Skin, White Masks” (Part 2/3)
In this episode, I cover chapters two and three of Glen Coulthard's "Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition." If you feel like donating, please consider this organization: https://www.niwrc.org/donate If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Nov-05 • 41 minutes
Glen Coulthard’s ”Red Skin, White Masks” (Part 1/3)
In this episode, I cover the introduction and chapter one of Glen Coulthard's "Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition" (Part 1/3). If you feel like donating, please consider this organization: https://www.niwrc.org/donate If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Nov-01 • 15 minutes
Spivak vs. Deleuze and Foucault
In this episode, I present Spivak's critique of Deleuze and Foucault from "Can the Subaltern Speak?" If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Oct-29 • 21 minutes
María Lugones’ ”Heterosexualism and the Colonial / Modern Gender System”
In this episode, I present María Lugones' "Heterosexualism and the Colonial / Modern Gender System". Check out the rhizomatic memer here: https://www.instagram.com/rhizomatic_memer/?hl=en... If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Oct-26 • 14 minutes
Fanon vs. Hegel
In this episode, I outline Fanon's criticisms of Hegel's 'Master/Slave' dialectic. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion Insta: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Oct-22 • 37 minutes
Frantz Fanon’s ”The Wretched of the Earth” (Part 2/2)
In this episode, I cover the second half of Frantz Fanon's "The Wretched of the Earth." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Oct-20 • 10 minutes
What is Spontaneity? | Frantz Fanon | Keyword
In this episode, I explain Frantz Fanon's notion of Spontaneity from "The Wretched of the Earth." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Oct-15 • 43 minutes
Frantz Fanon’s ”The Wretched of the Earth” (Part 1/2)
In this episode, I present the first half of Frantz Fanon's "The Wretched of the Earth." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Oct-13 • 7 minutes
Frantz Fanon vs. Aimé Césaire
In this episode, I present a miniscule--yet important--distinction between the work of Fanon and that of Césaire. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Oct-08 • 18 minutes
Lila Abu-Lughod’s ”Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving?”
In this episode, I cover Lila Abu-Lughod's "Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving." To help women in Iran, you can donate here: https://www.iranrights.org/donate https://www.amnesty.org/en/petition/end... If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Oct-06 • 14 minutes
Deleuze & Guattari’s Critique of Noam Chomsky
*The part at the end where I say bye got cut off. Don't worry, I still love you all!! In this episode, I present Deleuze and Guattari's criticisms of Chomsky's linguistic theories. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Oct-01 • 45 minutes
Ania Loomba’s ”Colonialism/Postcolonialism” (Part 2/2)
In this episode, I cover the second half of Ania Loomba's "Colonialism/Postcolonialism" If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Sep-29 • 27 minutes
Noam Chomsky’s ”Critique” of Postmodernism
In this episode, I present--and criticize--Chomsky's views on French Intellectuals. Links to Chomsky's interviews: https://www.youtube.com/watc... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3cm0OCA4So&t=549s&ab_channel=Chomsky%27sPhiloso... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cqTE_bPh7M&t=14s&ab_channel=ChomskyInNederland... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVe_ComujRg&ab_channel=Chomsky%27sPhilosophy ... If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosop...
2022-Sep-24 • 46 minutes
Ania Loomba’s ”Colonialism/Postcolonialism” (Part 1/2)
In this episode, I cover the first half of Ania Loomba's "Colonialism/Postcolonialism." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Sep-21 • 12 minutes
What are Imagined Communities? | Benedict Anderson | Keyword
In this episode, I explain Benedict Anderson's notion of Imagined Communities. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Sep-17 • 43 minutes
Benedict Anderson’s ”Imagined Communities” (Part 2/2)
In this episode, I cover the second half of Benedict Anderson's "Imagined Communities." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Sep-14 • 17 minutes
Homi Bhabha vs. Edward Said
In this episode, I cover the differences between the work of Homi Bhabha and Edward Said. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Sep-10 • 38 minutes
Benedict Anderson’s ”Imagined Communities” (Part 1/2)
In this episode, I cover the first half of Benedict Anderson's "Imagined Communities." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Sep-07 • 14 minutes
What is Orientalism? | Edward Said | Keyword
In this episode, I explain Edward Said's approach to Orientalism. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Sep-03 • 10 minutes
Chandra Mohanty’s ”Under Western Eyes”
In this episode, I present Chandra Mohanty's "Under Western Eyes." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy... Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Aug-27 • 38 minutes
Edward Said’s ”Orientalism” (Part 3/3)
In this episode, I finish Edward Said's "Orientalism" by covering the last chapter, "Orientalism Now." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy... Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Aug-20 • 43 minutes
Edward Said’s ”Orientalism” (Part 2/3)
In this episode, I cover chapter two of Edward Said's "Orientalism." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Aug-13 • 45 minutes
Edward Said’s ”Orientalism” (Part 1/3)
In this episode, I cover the introduction and chapter one of Edward Said's "Orientalism." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Aug-06 • 29 minutes
Immanuel Kant’s ”Perpetual Peace”
In this episode, I cover Immanuel Kant's essay "Perpetual Peace." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Jul-30 • 44 minutes
Karl Marx’s ”Capital” Vol. 3 (Part 10/10)
In this episode, I cover Part Seven and Supplementary Remarks by Frederick Engels of Karl Marx's "Capital" Vol. 3. This is the breakdown of each episode: Episode One: Preface and Part One Episode Two: Part Two Episode Three: Part Three and Part Four Episode Four: Part Five (Chs. 21-26) Episode Five: Part Five (Chs. 27-31) Episode Six: Part Five (Chs. 32-36) Episode Seven: Part Six (Chs. 37-40) Episode Eight: Part Six (Chs. 41- 45) Episode Nine: Part Six (Chs. 46-47) Episode Ten: Part Seven and Supplementary...
2022-Jul-23 • 45 minutes
Karl Marx’s ”Capital” Vol. 3 (Part 9/10)
In this episode, I cover chapters 46-47 from part six of Karl Marx's "Capital" Vol. 3. This is the breakdown of each episode: Episode One: Preface and Part One Episode Two: Part Two Episode Three: Part Three and Part Four Episode Four: Part Five (Chs. 21-26) Episode Five: Part Five (Chs. 27-31) Episode Six: Part Five (Chs. 32-36) Episode Seven: Part Six (Chs. 37-40) Episode Eight: Part Six (Chs. 41- 45) Episode Nine: Part Six (Chs. 46-47) Episode Ten: Part Seven and Supplementary Remarks by Frederick Engels...
2022-Jul-16 • 40 minutes
Karl Marx’s ”Capital” Vol. 3 (Part 8/10)
In this episode, I cover chapters 41-45 from part six of Karl Marx's "Capital" Vol. 3. This is the breakdown of each episode: Episode One: Preface and Part One Episode Two: Part Two Episode Three: Part Three and Part Four Episode Four: Part Five (Chs. 21-26) Episode Five: Part Five (Chs. 27-31) Episode Six: Part Five (Chs. 32-36) Episode Seven: Part Six (Chs. 37-40) Episode Eight: Part Six (Chs. 41- 45) Episode Nine: Part Six (Chs. 46-47) Episode Ten: Part Seven and Supplementary Remarks by Frederick Engels...
2022-Jul-09 • 45 minutes
Karl Marx’s ”Capital” Vol. 3 (Part 7/10)
In this episode, I cover chapters 37-40 from part six of Karl Marx's "Capital" Vol. 3. This is the breakdown of each episode: Episode One: Preface and Part One Episode Two: Part Two Episode Three: Part Three and Part Four Episode Four: Part Five (Chs. 21-26) Episode Five: Part Five (Chs. 27-31) Episode Six: Part Five (Chs. 32-36) Episode Seven: Part Six (Chs. 37-40) Episode Eight: Part Six (Chs. 41- 45) Episode Nine: Part Six (Chs. 46-47) Episode Ten: Part Seven and Supplementary Remarks by Frederick Engels...
2022-Jul-02 • 37 minutes
Karl Marx’s ”Capital” Vol. 3 (Part 6/10)
In this episode, I cover chapters 32-36 from part five of Karl Marx's "Capital" Vol. 3. This is the breakdown of each episode: Episode One: Preface and Part One Episode Two: Part Two Episode Three: Part Three and Part Four Episode Four: Part Five (Chs. 21-26) Episode Five: Part Five (Chs. 27-31) Episode Six: Part Five (Chs. 32-36) Episode Seven: Part Six (Chs. 37-40) Episode Eight: Part Six (Chs. 41- 45) Episode Nine: Part Six (Chs. 46-47) Episode Ten: Part Seven and Supplementary Remarks by Frederick Engel...
2022-Jun-25 • 39 minutes
Karl Marx’s ”Capital” Vol. 3 (Part 5/10)
In this episode, I cover chapters 27-31 from part five of Karl Marx's "Capital" Vol. 3. This is the breakdown of each episode: Episode One: Preface and Part One Episode Two: Part Two Episode Three: Part Three and Part Four Episode Four: Part Five (Chs. 21-26) Episode Five: Part Five (Chs. 27-31) Episode Six: Part Five (Chs. 32-36) Episode Seven: Part Six (Chs. 37-40) Episode Eight: Part Six (Chs. 41- 45) Episode Nine: Part Six (Chs. 46-47) Episode Ten: Part Seven and Supplementary Remarks by Frede...
2022-Jun-18 • 40 minutes
Karl Marx’s ”Capital” Vol. 3 (Part 4/10)
In this episode, I cover chapters 21-26 from part five of Karl Marx's "Capital" Vol. 3. This is the breakdown of each episode: Episode One: Preface and Part One Episode Two: Part Two Episode Three: Part Three and Part Four Episode Four: Part Five (Chs. 21-26) Episode Five: Part Five (Chs. 27-31) Episode Six: Part Five (Chs. 32-36) Episode Seven: Part Six (Chs. 37-40) Episode Eight: Part Six (Chs. 41- 45) Episode Nine: Part Six (Chs. 46-47) Episode Ten: Part Seven and Supplementary Remarks by Frede...
2022-Jun-11 • 41 minutes
Karl Marx’s ”Capital” Vol. 3 (Part 3/10)
In this episode, I cover Part Three and Part Four of Karl Marx's "Capital" Vol. 3. This is the breakdown of each episode: Episode One: Preface and Part One Episode Two: Part Two Episode Three: Part Three and Part Four Episode Four: Part Five (Chs. 21-26) Episode Five: Part Five (Chs. 27-31) Episode Six: Part Five (Chs. 32-36) Episode Seven: Part Six (Chs. 37-40) Episode Eight: Part Six (Chs. 41- 45) Episode Nine: Part Six (Chs. 46-47) Episode Ten: Part Seven and Supplementary Remarks by Frederick ...
2022-Jun-04 • 40 minutes
Karl Marx’s ”Capital” Vol. 3 (Part 2/10)
In this episode, I cover part two of Karl Marx's Capital Vol. 3. This is the breakdown of each episode: Episode One: Preface and Part One Episode Two: Part Two Episode Three: Part Three and Part Four Episode Four: Part Five (Chs. 21-26) Episode Five: Part Five (Chs. 27-31) Episode Six: Part Five (Chs. 31-36) Episode Seven: Part Six (Chs. 37-40) Episode Eight: Part Six (Chs. 41- 45) Episode Nine: Part Six (Chs. 46-47) Episode Ten: Part Seven and Supplementary Remarks by Frederick Engels If you want to suppor...
2022-May-28 • 56 minutes
Karl Marx’s Capital Vol. 3 (Part 1/10)
In this episode, I begin Karl Marx's Capital Vol. 3. This is the breakdown of each episode: Episode One: Preface and Part One Episode Two: Part Two Episode Three: Part Three and Part Four Episode Four: Part Five (Chs. 21-26) Episode Five: Part Five (Chs. 27-31) Episode Six: Part Five (Chs. 32-36) Episode Seven: Part Six (Chs. 37-40) Episode Eight: Part Six (Chs. 41- 45) Episode Nine: Part Six (Chs. 46-47) Episode Ten: Part Seven and Supplementary Remarks by Frederick Engels If you want to support me, you ca...
2022-May-21 • 30 minutes
Michel Foucault’s ”The Subject and Power”
In this episode, I cover Michel Foucault's essay, "The Subject and Power." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-May-14 • 46 minutes
Dr. Nicole Charles’ ”Suspicion” (An Interview)
This week, I'm joined by Dr. Nicole Charles to discuss her book, "Suspicion: Vaccines, Hesitancy, and the Affective Politics of Protection in Barbados." Please consider buying it here: https://www.dukeupress.edu/suspicion I do not profit from sales of the book** Dr. Charles' website: https://www.drnicolecharles.com/ If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philos...
2022-May-07 • 10 minutes
Michel Foucault’s ”Friendship as a Way of Life”
In this episode, I cover Michel Foucault's interview titled "Friendship as a Way of Life" If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Apr-30 • 23 minutes
Rosa Luxemburg’s ”Reform or Revolution”
In this episode, I cover Rosa Luxemburg's short text, "Reform or Revolution." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Apr-27 • 5 minutes
Sociogeny | Frantz Fanon | Keyword
In this short episode, I present Frantz Fanon's notion of "Sociogeny." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Apr-23 • 24 minutes
Judith Jarvis Thomson’s ”A Defense of Abortion”
In this episode, I present Judith Jarvis Thomson's "A Defense of Abortion," an incredibly relevant text even after 50 years. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Apr-20 • 8 minutes
The Mirror Stage | Jacques Lacan | Keyword
In this episode, I present Jacques Lacan's notion of the Mirror Stage. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Apr-16 • 14 minutes
bell hooks’ ”The Oppositional Gaze: Black Female Spectatorship”
In this episode, I present bell hooks' essay "The Oppositional Gaze: Black Female Spectatorship." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy... Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Apr-14 • 18 minutes
Tendential Fall in the Rate of Profit | Karl Marx | Keyword
In this episode, I present Marx's idea that as capitalist production advances, the rate of profit falls. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Apr-09 • 43 minutes
Hannah Arendt’s ”The Origins of Totalitarianism” (Part 6/6)
In this episode, I conclude my presentation of Hannah Arendt's "The Origins of Totalitarianism." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Apr-06 • 16 minutes
What is Pseudo-Individualism? | Theodor Adorno & Max Horkheimer | Keyword
In this episode, I present Adorno and Horkheimer's notion of pseudo-individualism. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Apr-02 • 32 minutes
Hannah Arendt’s ”The Origins of Totalitarianism” (Part 5/6)
In this episode, I continue my presentation of Hannah Arendt's "The Origins of Totalitarianism" by beginning the section on Totalitarianism. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Mar-30 • 21 minutes
What is Seduction? | Jean Baudrillard | Keyword
In this episode, I present Jean Baudrillard's notion of "Seduction." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Mar-26 • 45 minutes
Hannah Arendt’s ”The Origins of Totalitarianism” (Part 4/6)
In this episode, I continue my presentation of Hannah Arendt's "The Origins of Totalitarianism" by concluding the section on Imperialism. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Mar-23 • 10 minutes
What is Algorithmic Oppression? | Safiya Noble | Keyword
In this episode, I present Safiya Noble's notion of "algorithmic oppression" from her book, Algorithms of Oppression. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Mar-19 • 39 minutes
Hannah Arendt’s ”The Origins of Totalitarianism” (Part 3/6)
In this episode, I continue my presentation of Hannah Arendt's "The Origins of Totalitarianism" by beginning the section on Imperialism. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Mar-17 • 17 minutes
What is Discourse Analysis? | Michel Foucault | Keyword
In this episode, I present discourse analysis through the lens of Michel Foucault. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Mar-12 • 38 minutes
Hannah Arendt’s ”The Origins of Totalitarianism” (Part 2/6)
In this episode, I continue my presentation of Hannah Arendt's "The Origins of Totalitarianism." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Mar-10 • 16 minutes
What is Myth? | Roland Barthes | Keyword
In this episode, I present Roland Barthes' notion of "Myth" (and semiotics). If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Mar-05 • 42 minutes
Hannah Arendt’s ”The Origins of Totalitarianism” (Part 1/6)
In this episode, I begin my presentation of Hannah Arendt's "The Origins of Totalitarianism." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Mar-03 • 18 minutes
What is Totalitarianism? | Hannah Arendt | Keyword
In this episode, I present Hannah Arendt's approach to Totalitarianism. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Feb-26 • 27 minutes
Theodor Adorno’s ”On Jazz”
*Sorry for the scratchy moments at the beginning :/* In this episode, I present Theodor Adorno's "On Jazz" with some audible aids. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Feb-24 • 38 minutes
Baudrillard, Feminism, and Transphobia
In this episode, I present my article titled "Jean Baudrillard and Feminism: Sara Ahmed and the Necessity to 'Forget Baudrillard.'" You can find it here if you'd like to read it: http://mast-nemla.org/archive/vol2-no1-2021/Jean_Baudrillard_and_Feminism.pdf... If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Feb-19 • 13 minutes
Sigmund Freud’s ”Mourning and Melancholia”
In this episode, I present Sigmund Freud's "Mourning and Melancholia." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Feb-16 • 40 minutes
Conspiracy Theories
In this episode, I present a conference presentation I gave about conspiracy theories organized by Brian Keeley and MRX Dentith. It's titled, "A Critique of Skeptical Reason." Dr. Dentith hosts a podcast called The Podcaster’s Guide to the Conspiracy and can be found here: https://conspiracism.podbean.com/ If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Feb-12 • 10 minutes
Roland Barthes’ ”The World of Wrestling”
In this episode, I present Roland Barthes' "The World of Wrestling." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Feb-10 • 44 minutes
Vaporwave
In this episode, I present my 3rd publication, "Vapor Memory, or, Memory in the Ruins of History." You can find it here https://www.academia.edu/60204313/Vapor_Memory_or_memory_in_the_ruins_of_history... If that link doesn't work, you can get it through your library if your enrolled in university. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Feb-05 • 45 minutes
Frantz Fanon’s ”Black Skin, White Masks” (Part 2/2)
In this episode, I present the second half of Frantz Fanon's "Black Skin, White Masks." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Feb-03 • 45 minutes
Jean Baudrillard | Publication 2
In this episode, I present my second publication titled, "Baudrillard's Binaries: A Politics of Antagonism." You can find it, through a paywall unfortunately, here: https://www.ceeol.com/search/article-detail?id=882367.... If you're in university, you can request it for free through your library. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Jan-29 • 36 minutes
Frantz Fanon’s ”Black Skin, White Masks” (Part 1/2)
In this episode, I present the first half of Frantz Fanon's "Black Skin, White Masks." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Jan-22 • 42 minutes
Jacques Derrida’s ”Dissemination” (Part 3/3)
In this episode, I conclude Jacques Derrida's "Dissemination" with the chapters titled "The Double Session" and "Dissemination." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Jan-21 • 47 minutes
Jordan Peterson
In this episode, I present my first publication, "Jordan Peterson and the (F)law of Scientific Inquiry." You can find it here, if you'd like :) https://politikon.iapss.org/index.php/politikon/article/view/11... If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Jan-15 • 37 minutes
Jacques Derrida’s ”Dissemination” (Part 2/3)
In this episode, I cover "Plato's Pharmacy" from "Dissemination." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Jan-12 • 15 minutes
What is the Pharmakon? | Jacques Derrida | Keyword
In this episode, I present Jacques Derrida's notion of the Pharmakon. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2022-Jan-08 • 44 minutes
Jacques Derrida’s ”Dissemination” (Part 1/3)
In this episode, I begin my presentation of Jacques Derrida's "Dissemination." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Dec-18 • 12 minutes
Aimé Césaire‘s ”Discourse on Colonialism”
This week, I present Aimé Césaire's "Discourse on Colonialism." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Dec-11 • 38 minutes
Karl Marx‘s Capital Vol. 2 (Part 4/4)
In this final episode, I cover part three of Karl Marx's Vol. 2 of Capital. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Dec-09 • 12 minutes
What is a Rhizome? | Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari | Keyword
In this episode, I provide an introduction to the term, "rhizome." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Dec-04 • 43 minutes
Karl Marx‘s Capital Vol. 2 (Part 3/4)
In this episode, I cover the second half of part two of Karl Marx's Vol. 2 of Capital. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Dec-02 • 20 minutes
The Antinomies of Pure Reason | Immanuel Kant | Keyword
In this episode, I explain the stubbornly difficult Antinomies of Pure Reason from Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Nov-27 • 32 minutes
Karl Marx‘s Capital Vol. 2 (Part 2/4)
In this episode, I present the first half of part two of Karl Marx's Vol. 2 of Capital. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy Podbean:
2021-Nov-24 • 11 minutes
What is Constant & Variable Capital? | Karl Marx | Keyword
In this episode, I explain Marx's distinction between Constant and Variable Capital. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Nov-20 • 49 minutes
Karl Marx‘s Capital Vol. 2 (Part 1/4)
In this episode, I cover part one of Karl Marx's Vol. 2 of Capital. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Nov-13 • 23 minutes
Judith Butler‘s ”What is Critique?”
In this episode, I present Judith Butler's "What is Critique?" There are many issues here I try to unpack. Let me know how I did! If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Nov-10 • 21 minutes
Jean Baudrillard vs. Marxism
In this episode, I expound on Baudrillard's criticisms of Marxism. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Nov-06 • 22 minutes
Michel Foucault‘s ”What is Critique?”
In this episode, I present Michel Foucault's "What is Critique?" If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Nov-04 • 12 minutes
What is Queer Phenomenology? | Sara Ahmed | Keyword
In this episode, I explain Sara Ahmed's notion of Queer Phenomenology. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Oct-30 • 33 minutes
Albert Camus‘ ”The Myth of Sisyphus”
*Mental Health Resources* America: https://afsp.org/ Canada: https://cmha.ca/brochure/preventing-suicide/... In this episode, I present Albert Camus' "The Myth of Sisyphus." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Oct-27 • 9 minutes
What is Repressive Desublimation? | Herbert Marcuse | Keyword
In this episode, I explain Herbert Marcuse's notion of Repressive Desublimation. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Oct-23 • 39 minutes
Friedrich Nietzsche‘s ”Beyond Good and Evil” (Part 2/2)
In this episode, I present the second half of Friedrich Nietzsche's "Beyond Good and Evil." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Oct-20 • 15 minutes
What is the Will to Power? | Friedrich Nietzsche | Keyword
In this episode, I present Friedrich Nietzsche's concept of the Will to Power. *The Geneaology of Morals was released AFTER Beyond Good & Evil* If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Oct-16 • 46 minutes
Friedrich Nietzsche‘s ”Beyond Good and Evil” (Part 1/2)
In this episode, I present the first half of Friedrich Nietzsche's "Beyond Good and Evil." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Oct-13 • 8 minutes
What is the Male Gaze? | Laura Mulvey | Keyword
In this episode, I present Laura Mulvey's notion of the Male Gaze. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Oct-09 • 17 minutes
Laura Mulvey‘s ”Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema”
In this episode, I present Laura Mulvey's short essay, "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Oct-06 • 7 minutes
What is Intersectionality? | Kimberlé Crenshaw | Keyword
In this episode, I present Kimberlé Crenshaw's approach to Intersectionality. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Oct-02 • 45 minutes
Karl Marx's "Capital" Vol. 1 (Part 4/4)
In this episode, I conclude my presentation of Karl Marx's "Capital" Vol. 1. This episode covers parts 5, 6, 7, 8 and therefore chapters 16-33. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Oct-01 • 10 minutes
What is the Industrial Reserve Army? | Karl Marx | Keyword
In this episode, I explain what Marx means by the Industrial Reserve Army. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Sep-25 • 42 minutes
Karl Marx's "Capital" Vol. 1 (Part 3/4)
In this episode, I continue my presentation of Karl Marx's "Capital" Vol. 1. This episode covers part 4 and therefore chapters 12-15. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Sep-21 • 22 minutes
What is Value? | Smith, Ricardo, Marx | Keyword
In this episode, I explain value through the work of Smith, Ricardo, and Marx. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Sep-18 • 40 minutes
Karl Marx's "Capital" Vol. 1 (Part 2/4)
In this episode, I continue my presentation of Karl Marx's "Capital" Vol. 1. This episode covers parts 2 & 3 and therefore chapters 5-11. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Sep-14 • 9 minutes
What is Necropolitics? | Achille Mbembe | Keyword
In this episode, I try to present Achille Mbembe notion of "Necropolitics." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Sep-11 • 42 minutes
Karl Marx's "Capital" Vol. 1 (Part 1/4)
In this episode, I begin my presentation of Karl Marx's "Capital" Vol. 1. This episode covers part 1 and therefore chapters 1-4. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Sep-04 • 28 minutes
Achille Mbembe's "Necropolitics"
In this episode, I present Achille Mbembe's "Necropolitics." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosop...
2021-Aug-28 • 35 minutes
Paul Gilroy's "The Black Atlantic" (Part 2/2)
*Content Warning* Discussions of slavery and violence against Black folks. In this episode, I conclude my presentation of Paul Gilroy's "The Black Atlantic." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Aug-21 • 42 minutes
Paul Gilroy's "The Black Atlantic" (Part 1/2)
*Content Warning* Discussions of slavery and violence against Black folks. In this episode, I begin my presentation of Paul Gilroy's "The Black Atlantic." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy... Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Aug-14 • 11 minutes
Paul Virilio's "The Last Vehicle"
This week, I cover Paul Virilio's "The Last Vehicle." | If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: | Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy | Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Aug-07 • 11 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "Why Theory"
This week, I take on Jean Baudrillard's "Why Theory" which can be found in "The Ecstasy of Communication" but it deserves its own episode. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Jul-31 • 15 minutes
Sunera Thobani's "White Innocence, Western Supremacy"
This week, I present Sunera Thobani's "White Innocence, Western Supremacy." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Jul-24 • 36 minutes
David Ricardo's "The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation" (Part 3/3)
In this episode, I continue on the political economy train with the final episode on David Ricardo's "The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Jul-17 • 38 minutes
David Ricardo's "The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation" (Part 2/3)
In this episode, I continue on the political economy train with the second of three episodes on David Ricardo's "The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Jul-10 • 46 minutes
David Ricardo's "The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation" (Part 1/3)
In this episode, I continue on the political economy train with the first of three episodes on David Ricardo's "The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy... Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Jul-03 • 60 minutes
Martin Bunzl's "Thinking While Walking" (An Interview)
In this episode, I am joined by Martin Bunzl to discuss his most recent book, Thinking While Walking: Reflections on the Pacific Crest Trail. You can follow Dr. Bunzl's philosophy blog here: www.mbunzl.com If you wish to get in contact with Dr. Bunzl: [email protected] You can find the book here: https://www.amazon.ca/Thinking-while-Walking-Reflections-Pacific-ebook/dp/B0949J... If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilos...
2021-Jun-26 • 19 minutes
Stuart Hall's "Encoding and Decoding in the Television Discourse"
In this episode, I present Stuart Hall's "Encoding and Decoding in the Television Discourse." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Jun-19 • 20 minutes
Theodor Adorno's "Education After Auschwitz"
In this episode, I present Theodor Adorno's "Education After Auschwitz." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Jun-12 • 36 minutes
Theodor Adorno & Max Horkheimer's "The Dialectic of Enlightenment" (Part 2/2)
In this episode, I present the second half of Theodor Adorno & Max Horkheimer's "The Dialectic of Enlightenment." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Jun-05 • 49 minutes
Theodor Adorno & Max Horkheimer's "The Dialectic of Enlightenment" (Part 1/2)
In this episode, I present the first half of Theodor Adorno & Max Horkheimer's "The Dialectic of Enlightenment." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-May-29 • 26 minutes
Kimberle Crenshaw's "Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex"
In this episode, I present Kimberle Crenshaw's "Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-May-22 • 17 minutes
Eyal Weizman's "Lethal Theory"
In this episode, I present Eyal Weizman's "Lethal Theory." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-May-15 • 53 minutes
Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations" (Part 4/4)
In this episode, I discuss the fifth--and final--book of Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy... Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-May-08 • 37 minutes
Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations" (Part 3/4)
In this episode, I discuss book 4 of Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ​... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-May-06 • 12 minutes
What is Hybridity? | Homi Bhabha | Keyword
In this episode, I try to present Homi Bhabha's notion of "hybridity." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-May-01 • 25 minutes
Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations" (Part 2/4)
In this episode, I discuss books 2 and 3 of Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Apr-28 • 12 minutes
Baudrillard and 'Apocalypse Now!'
In this episode, I present Baudrillard's analysis of 'Apocalypse Now!.' If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Apr-24 • 53 minutes
Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations" (Part 1/4)
In this episode, I begin my presentation of Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations." This episode covers the first book of the volume. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ​... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Apr-21 • 20 minutes
What is the War Machine? | Gilles Deleuze & Félix Guattari | Keyword
In this episode, I present Gilles Deleuze & Félix Guattari's notion of the War Machine. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Apr-17 • 32 minutes
Sara Ahmed's "The Promise of Happiness" (Part 2/2)
In this episode, I discuss the second half of Sara Ahmed's The Promise of Happiness in which she discusses the ways that happiness excludes those who refuse to--or who are unable to--abide by the normative understanding of what causes happiness. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion Insta: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Apr-13 • 12 minutes
What is Homo Sacer? | Giorgio Agamben | Keyword
In this episode, I explain Giorgio Agamben's notion of "Homo Sacer." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy​... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Apr-10 • 45 minutes
Sara Ahmed's "The Promise of Happiness" (Part 1/2)
In this episode, I discuss the first half of Sara Ahmed's The Promise of Happiness in which she performs a history of the philosophy of happiness, honing her attention on not what makes us happy, but rather on what happiness does. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy Podbean:
2021-Apr-07 • 33 minutes
The Baudrillard/Derrida Debate
In this episode, I present the 2003 Baudrillard/Derrida debate. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Apr-03 • 17 minutes
Michel Foucault's "What is Enlightenment?"
In this episode, I present Michel Foucault's "What is Enlightenment?" | If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: | Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | paypal.me/theoryphilosophy | IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Apr-02 • 19 minutes
What is the Categorical Imperative? | Kant | Keyword
*Note* During editing, I noticed that I too hastily labeled the imperative a law without first unpacking it as a command before becoming a law. In this episode, I explain Kant's notion of the categorical imperative. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Mar-27 • 29 minutes
Martin Heidegger's "The Question Concerning Technology"
In this episode, I present Martin Heidegger's "The Question Concerning Technology." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Mar-20 • 15 minutes
Félix Guattari's "Everybody Wants to be a Fascist"
In this episode, I explain Félix Guattari's "Everybody Wants to be a Fascist." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Mar-17 • 19 minutes
Plato's Cave | Plato | Keyword
In this episode, I present Plato's allegory of the cave. | If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: | Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | paypal.me/theoryphilosophy | Twitter: @DavidGuignion | IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Mar-13 • 37 minutes
Tricia Rose's "Black Noise" (Part 2/2)
In this episode, I present the second half of Tricia Rose's "Black Noise" where she delineates rap's contradictory political message as well as the specific ways that women rappers experience discrimination and communicate those experiences in their music. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy... IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Mar-11 • 12 minutes
What is Bias? | Harold Innis | Keyword
In this episode, I explain Harold Innis' notion of bias. I also discuss his notions of monopolies of knowledge and monopolies of power. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Mar-06 • 40 minutes
Tricia Rose's "Black Noise" (Part 1/2)
In this episode, I present the first half of Tricia Rose's "Black Noise" where she delineates rap's history and its connection with urban, Black, youth. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy... IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Mar-04 • 17 minutes
What is Symbolic Exchange? | Jean Baudrillard | Keyword
In this episode, I provide an introduction to Jean Baudrillard's notion of "Symbolic Exchange." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Feb-27 • 48 minutes
Søren Kierkegaard's "The Sickness unto Death"
In this episode, I present Søren Kierkegaard's "Sickness onto Death," a necessary follow-up to "The Concept of Anxiety." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Feb-23 • 3 minutes
My Patreon Philosophy
Just wanted to briefly share my approach to Patreon for anyone who has thought of contributing! If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG:... @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Feb-20 • 30 minutes
Søren Kierkegaard's "The Concept of Anxiety" (Part 2/2)
In this episode, I present the second half of Søren Kierkegaard's "The Concept of Anxiety," which, when coupled with "Sickness Unto Death" that I will present in a couple of weeks, presents a good introduction to Kierkegaard's existential philosophy. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy... IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Feb-17 • 51 minutes
What is Hungry Listening? | Dylan Robinson | Keyword
In this episode, I'm joined by Dr. Ryan Shuvera to discuss Stó:lō writer, Dylan Robinson's writing on "Hungry Listening." While neither Ryan nor I are equipped to fully comprehend nor extrapolate on the significance of this term, we try to provide a basic introduction to the situation it is meant to describe: colonial listening experiences. If you can contribute, this is just one of many organizations working to help Indigenous communities in Canada: https://truenorthaid.ca/about/ You can follow/contact Rya...
2021-Feb-13 • 43 minutes
Søren Kierkegaard's "The Concept of Anxiety" (Part 1/2)
In this episode, I present the first half of Søren Kierkegaard's "The Concept of Anxiety," which, when coupled with "Sickness Unto Death" that I will present in a couple of weeks, presents a good introduction to Kierkegaard's existential philosophy. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG:... @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Feb-10 • 22 minutes
The Chomsky/Foucault Debate
In this episode, I try to explain and simplify the Chomsky/Foucault debate. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: | Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | paypal.me/theoryphilosophy | IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Feb-06 • 9 minutes
Immanuel Kant's "What is Enlightenment?"
In this short episode, I explain Immanuel Kant's "What is Enlightenment?" | If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: | Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | paypal.me/theoryphilosophy | IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Feb-03 • 10 minutes
The Medium is the Message | Marshall McLuhan | Keyword
In this episode, I explain what Marshall McLuhan means by "The Medium is the Message." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Jan-30 • 21 minutes
bell hooks' "Eating the Other"
In this episode, I present the seminal "Eating the Other." Here hooks explores the implications of cultural appropriation and racism in globalised capitalism. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Jan-27 • 10 minutes
How I got into Theory and Philosophy
*Had to re-upload this because previous file was broken* Hi all, got lots of people asking about how I got into this stuff so I just thought I'd share my super banal story, lol. Peterson essay: https://politikon.iapss.org/index.php/politikon/article/view/11... Thesis: https://ir.lib.uwo.ca/etd/5780/ If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Jan-23 • 27 minutes
Michel Foucault's "My Body, This Paper, This Fire"
In this episode, I present Michel Foucault's "My Body, This Paper, This Fire" which is Foucault's response to Jacques Derrida's critique of "Madness & Civilization." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Jan-20 • 16 minutes
What is Cruel Optimism? | Lauren Berlant | Keyword
In this episode, I try to explain what Lauren Berlant means by "cruel optimism." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosop...
2021-Jan-16 • 34 minutes
Jacques Derrida's "Cogito and the History of Madness"
In this episode, I tackle Jacques Derrida's "Cogito and History of Madness" which is Derrida's critique of Michel Foucault's use of René Descartes. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Jan-12 • 13 minutes
Derrida vs. Foucault
In this episode, I prepare for what will follow for the next two weeks: an elaboration on the conflict between Derrida and Foucault on the topic of mad-identified people. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Jan-09 • 25 minutes
Sherene Razack's "The Body as Placeless: Memorializing Colonial Power"
In this episode, I present Sherene Razack's "The Body as Placeless: Memorializing Colonial Power," a very important text exploring the ongoing colonization of Indigenous bodies in Canada. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2021-Jan-02 • 49 minutes
Slavoj Žižek's "First as Tragedy, Then as Farce"
In this episode, I present Slavoj Žižek's "First as Tragedy, Then as Farce." I'm hard on Žižek here, but in any case this text serves as a good introduction to his philosophy. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Dec-19 • 33 minutes
Criticizing "Conspiracism" (Rosenblum and Muirhead)
Something a little different this week (don't worry, this won't be a trend). I just thought I would upload a talk I gave that relates to my dissertation work. Specifically, I argue here about the limitations of Nancy L. Rosenblum and Russell Muirhead notion of "conspiracism" in their book, A Lot of People are Saying. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Dec-16 • 14 minutes
What are Conspiracy Panics? | Jack Z. Bratich | Keyword
In this episode, I take a little detour through my own research to present Jack Z. Bratich's idea of "conspiracy panics." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Dec-12 • 38 minutes
Michel Foucault's "What is an Author?"
In this episode, I present Michel Foucault's brilliant but complicated essay, "What is an Author?" | Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | paypal.me/theoryphilosophy | IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Dec-08 • 9 minutes
What is the Social? | Hannah Arendt | Keyword
In this episode, I present Hannah Arendt's notion of the "social." | If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: | Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | paypal.me/theoryphilosophy | IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Dec-05 • 18 minutes
Gilles Deleuze's "Postscript on the Societies of Control"
In this episode, I cover Gilles Deleuze's short essay, "Postscript on the Societies if Control." I'm pretty hard on Deleuze here, and am therefore very open to alternative views about what Deleuze is doing here! If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG:... @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Dec-01 • 6 minutes
What is The Public Sphere? | Jürgen Habermas | Keyword
In this episode, I explain what Jürgen Habermas means by the "public sphere." | If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: | Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | paypal.me/theoryphilosophy | IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Nov-28 • 46 minutes
Jacques Derrida's "Of Grammatology" (Part 2/2)
In this episode, I continue my two-part presentation of "Of Grammatology," Jacques Derrida's inaugural text to place him among the ranks of Foucault, Bourdieu, Lefebvre, Deleuze and others. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Nov-25 • 11 minutes
What is Ideology? | Louis Althusser | Keyword
In this episode, I explain Ideology according to Louis Althusser. | If you want to support me, you can do that with these links. | Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | paypal.me/theoryphilosophy | IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Nov-21 • 45 minutes
Jacques Derrida's "Of Grammatology" (Part 1/2)
In this episode, I begin my two-part presentation of "Of Grammatology," Jacques Derrida's inaugural text to place him among the ranks of Foucault, Bourdieu, Lefebvre, Deleuze and others. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Nov-19 • 12 minutes
What is Biopolitics? | Michel Foucault | Keyword
In this episode, I present what Michel Foucault means by biopolitics and biopower. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosoph...
2020-Nov-14 • 17 minutes
Jean-Jacques Rousseau's "On the Origin of Language"
I present Jean-Jacques Rousseau's "On the Origin of Language" as a preliminary reading for Jacques Derrida's "Of Grammatology" premiering next week! If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy... IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Nov-10 • 17 minutes
What is Deconstruction? | Jacques Derrida | Keyword
In this episode, I try to explain provide an introduction to Deconstruction. | If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: | Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | paypal.me/theoryphilosophy | IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Nov-07 • 35 minutes
Gloria Anzaldúa's "Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza"
In this episode, I present Gloria Anzaldúa's "Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza," a seminal text not only for Chicana and Latina feminism, but for all of us. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG:... @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Nov-03 • 9 minutes
What is Ressentiment? | Friedrich Nietzsche | Keyword
In this episode, I provide an introduction to Friedrich Nietzsche's term, Ressentiment. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG:... @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Oct-31 • 20 minutes
Adrienne Rich's "Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence"
In this episode, I present Adrienne Rich's "Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence" where she outlines the necessity to move beyond the assumed naturality of heterosexual couplings that limit women's possibilities at home, at work, and with their own bodies. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy... IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Oct-27 • 18 minutes
What is Commodity Fetishism? | Karl Marx | Keyword
In this episode, I outline what Karl Marx means with the term, "Commodity Fetishism." (*Note* At around 15:30 I meant to say Smith and Ricardo, not Marx and Ricardo). If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG:... @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Oct-24 • 54 minutes
Gilles Deleuze & Félix Guattari's "A Thousand Plateaus" (Part 4/4)
In this episode, I conclude my presentation of A Thousand Plateaus covering ch. 12, "1227: Treatise on Nomadology:--The War Machine" (0:00), and ch. 14, "The Smooth and the Striated" (39:14). Chapters 11 and 13 I did separately, and the conclusion is more of a summary and so I don't expand upon it here. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG:... @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Oct-20 • 22 minutes
My Top Theory/Philosophy Books (As of 2020)
Hey all! Got lots of questions about my favorite books/recommendations so here they are! (*Note*: Fleur Jaeggy is Swiss, not Italian; she just wrote in Italian.) If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG:... @theory_and_philosophy Podbean: https://theoretician.podbean.co...
2020-Oct-17 • 55 minutes
Gilles Deleuze & Félix Guattari's "A Thousand Plateaus" (Part 3/4)
In this episode, I continue A Thousand Plateaus, looking at ch. 8, "1874: Three Novellas or, 'What Happened" (0:00), ch. 9, "1933" Micropolitics and Segmentarity" (18:00), and ch. 10, "1730: Becoming-Intense, Becoming-Animal,-Becoming-Imperceptible.... (36:15). If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG:... @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Oct-14 • 15 minutes
Baudrillard vs. Deleuze & Guattari
In this episode, I present some of the disagreements between the work of Baudrillard and Deleuze/Guattari. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Oct-10 • 60 minutes
Gilles Deleuze & Félix Guattari's "A Thousand Plateaus" (Part 2/4)
In this episode, I continue presenting A Thousand Plateaus, covering chapter 4: "Nov. 20, 1923: Postulates of Linguistics" (0:00), chapter 5: "587 B.C.-70 A.D.: On Several Regimes of Signs" (25:15), chapter 6: "Nov. 28, 1947: How do you Make Yourself a Body Without Organs?" (43:25), and chapter 7: "Year One: Faciality" (53:18). If you want to support me: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG:... @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Oct-07 • 17 minutes
Dialectic | Plato, Kant, Hegel, Marx | Keyword
In this episode, I present what the "dialectic" is. I present its variations across the history of philosophy from Plato to Marx to supply you with the most holistic presentation that I am capable of presenting at this moment. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Instagram: @theory_and_philosophy Paypal: paypal.me/theoryphilosophy
2020-Oct-03 • 52 minutes
Gilles Deleuze & Félix Guattari's "A Thousand Plateaus" (Part 1/4)
In this episode, I begin my presentation of Gilles Deleuze & Félix Guattari's A Thousand Plateaus by covering chapter 1, "Introduction: Rhizome" (0:00), chapter 2, "1914: One or Severeal Wolves?" (15:25) and chapter 3, "10,000 B.C.: The Geology of Morals (Who Does the Earth Think it is?)" (24:12). If you want to support me: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG:... @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Oct-01 • 9 minutes
Baudrillard vs. Foucault
In this episode, I present an introduction to the differences (and similarities) between Baudrillard and Foucault. I really want to stress that I only gloss over the issue here and may do a follow up in the future. If you want to support me: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy ... IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Sep-26 • 27 minutes
Donna Haraway's "A Cyborg Manifesto"
In this episode, I present Donna Haraway's "A Cyborg Manifesto" where she argues for a cyborg united politics to combat the structuring tendencies of capitalism and patriarchy. If you want to support me, you can find links for that below: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Sep-21 • 11 minutes
Performativity | Judith Butler | Keyword
In this episode, I try to explain Judith Butler's idea of performativity. If you want to support me, you can find links for that below: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Sep-19 • 36 minutes
Immanuel Kant's "Critique of Judgment" (Part 2/2)
In this episode, I present the second part of "Critique of Judgment," specifically titled, "Critique of Teleological Judgment." It is here that Kant tries to look beyond the world as governed solely by the law of cause and effect to consider the possibility of ends, and the likelihood of a divine author that they necessarily imply. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Paypal: paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Insta: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Sep-13 • 17 minutes
Baudrillard and War
In this episode, I try to explain Baudrillard's theories about war, paying specific attention to his writings on the Vietnam, Gulf, and Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Paypal: paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Insta: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Sep-12 • 74 minutes
Immanuel Kant's "Critique of Judgment" (Part 1/2)
In this episode, I present the first half of "Critique of Judgment" that covers the "Critique of Aesthetic Judgment." Here Kant expounds upon the aesthetic judgments of the beautiful and the sublime, suggesting that our capacity for aesthetic judgment marks a points of contact between the phenomenal and noumenal worlds. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Paypal:... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Insta: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Sep-05 • 51 minutes
Immanuel Kant's "Critique of Practical Reason"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Paypal: paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Insta: @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I present Immanuel Kant's 2nd critique, the Critique of Practical Reason, paying attention to his understanding of freedom and its association with the moral law.
2020-Aug-29 • 98 minutes
"Power in Modernity:" A Conversation with Dr. Isaac Ariail Reed
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I'm joined by Dr. Isaac Ariail Reed, Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia, to discuss his most recent book, Power in Modernity: Agency Relations and the Creative Destruction of the King’s Two Bodies. Here are some links to Dr. Reed's work: Power in Modernity: Agency relations and the creative destruction of the King’s two bodies https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books...
2020-Aug-22 • 69 minutes
Saadat Hasan Manto & India/Pakistan Partition
In this episode, I'm joined by Deeplina, doctoral student in Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies at the University of Western Ontario to discuss the work of Saadat Hasan Manto and its connection with the India/Pakistan Partition. You can find Deeplina and her work here: http://thedialoguemedia.com/analys... https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Aug-19 • 15 minutes
Panopticon | Michel Foucault | Keyword
In this episode, I present Michel Foucault's theory of the Panopticon. | Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | paypal.me/theoryphilosophy | IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Aug-15 • 61 minutes
Immanuel Kant's "Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Paypal:... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Insta: @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I present "Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals," a necessary read to comprehend the movement that Kant makes from the Critique of Pure Reason to the Critique of Practical Reason.
2020-Aug-12 • 19 minutes
Transcendental Idealism | Immanuel Kant | Keyword
In this episode, I present Immanuel Kant's idea of Transcendental Idealism. | Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | paypal.me/theoryphilosophy | IG: @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Aug-08 • 49 minutes
Gayatri Spivak's "Can the Subaltern Speak"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG:... @theory_and_philosophy Consider donating here if you can: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ In this episode, I turn my attention to Gayatri Spivak's "Can the Subaltern Speak," a seminal text in the field of post-colonial studies. Spivak argues that between patriarchal and imperial forces, subaltern people--women, specifically--are denied the capacity to speak.
2020-Aug-04 • 25 minutes
Body Without Organs | Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari | Keyword
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... Instagram: @theory_and_philosophy In this keyword episode, I present Deleuze and Guattari's "Body Without Organs," a term as slippery as the thing it describes. Here are the links for all my Deleuze and Guattari videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWp2B7872lffAbUVVSc12SEr3e2X9gwXw... https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P...
2020-Aug-01 • 67 minutes
Gilles Deleuze’s “Cinema 2: The Time-Image” (Part 3/3)
In this 3 part series, I'm joined by Christina Elle Burke, PhD candidate in Theory & Criticism, once again to demystify this extremely complicated text. Follow Christina on Twitter: @thotandcinema and Instagram: @celloburke and medium: https://medium.com/@christinaelleburke and... here's a link to her thesis: https://ir.lib.uwo.ca/etd/4741/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Instagram:... @theory_and_philosophy
2020-Jul-25 • 50 minutes
Gilles Deleuze's "Cinema 2: The Time-Image" (Part 2/3)
Hi everyone! If any of you listened to my episodes on Deleuze's "Cinema" books, you'd know that I would have had no hope of ever presenting them without the help of my friend, Christina. In the coming weeks she will be getting Facial Feminization Surgery at the Visage clinic in Toronto, Ontario. As some of you may know, the cost for FFS is inordinate and so she has set up a gofudme to try and mitigate the overwhelming cost. If any of you have a little extra money, please consider donating. If would mean a l...
2020-Jul-18 • 50 minutes
Gilles Deleuze's "Cinema 2: The Time-Image" (Part 1/3)
Hi everyone! If any of you listened to my episodes on Deleuze's "Cinema" books, you'd know that I would have had no hope of ever presenting them without the help of my friend, Christina. In the coming weeks she will be getting Facial Feminization Surgery at the Visage clinic in Toronto, Ontario. As some of you may know, the cost for FFS is inordinate and so she has set up a gofudme to try and mitigate the overwhelming cost. If any of you have a little extra money, please consider donating. If would mean a l...
2020-Jul-15 • 31 minutes
Simulacrum | Keyword | Jean Baudrillard
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Paypal: paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy Sorry about the cut-off at the beginning. Just mentioned where you can find me at instagram and how to support me on patreon. In this first keyword episode, I try and explain Jean Baudrillard's theory of the simulacrum.
2020-Jul-11 • 57 minutes
Sara Ahmed's "The Cultural Politics of Emotion" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Paypal: paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy Donate here if you can: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ In this episode, I conclude my presentation of Sara Ahmed's "The Cultural Politics of Emotion" focusing specifically on her attendance to the work to be done by feminism. Timestamps: Ch. 3: The Affective Politics of Fear (Beginning) Ch. 4: The Performativity of Disgust (12:40) Ch.5: Shame Before Others (23:00) Ch. 6: In the Name of Love...
2020-Jul-04 • 49 minutes
Sara Ahmed's "The Cultural Politics of Emotion" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Paypal: paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy Donate here if you can: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ In this episode, I present Sara Ahmed's "The Cultural Politics of Emotion," a very important text that explores the role of 'othering' in constituting national subjects. Timestamps: Introduction: Feel Your Way (Beginning) Ch.1: The contingency of Pain (21:50) Ch. 2: The Organisation of Hate (38:33)
2020-Jun-27 • 1 minutes
Introduction to Theory & Philosophy
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Paypal: paypal.me/theoryphilosophy ID: @theory_and_philosophy Here I just let everyone know what this podcast is all about!
2020-Jun-27 • 31 minutes
Walter Benjamin's "Critique of Violence"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy Intro song: Danosongs-Sky Seeds - Trance Mix Consider donating here if you can: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ In this episode, I present Benjamin's approach to a critique of viol...
2020-Jun-20 • 21 minutes
Herbert Marcuse's "Repressive Tolerance"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy Intro song: Danosongs-Sky Seeds - Trance Mix Consider donating here if you can: https://blacklive...
2020-Jun-13 • 14 minutes
Mao Zedong's "Dialectical Materialism"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Podbean: https://theoretician.podbean.com/ paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy Intro song: Danosongs-Sky Seeds - Trance Mix In this brief episode, I present Mao's views of dialectical materialism.
2020-Jun-06 • 60 minutes
Byung-Chul Han's "Topology of Violence"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Paypal:... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I present Byung-Chul Han's "The Topology of Violence" where he argues that our present "achievement-society" is burdened by excess positivity that contributes to our present collective and individual existential crises.
2020-May-30 • 49 minutes
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engles' "The Communist Manifesto"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Paypal:... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I present the seminal "Communist Manifesto." Here Marx and Engels establish both the necessity of the worker's revolution and how we can avoid being led astray by reactionary and conservative perspectives.
2020-May-23 • 60 minutes
Mark Fisher's "Capitalist Realism"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Paypal: paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I present Mark Fisher's "Capitalist Realism." Here, Fisher argues that we are immersed in a totalizing logic of capitalist exploitation that convinces us that it is the only economic, political, and social option.
2020-May-16 • 45 minutes
René Descartes' "Meditations on First Philosophy"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Instagram: @theory_and_philosophy Paypal: paypal.me/theoryphilosophy In this episode, I turn my attention to Descartes' "Meditations on First Philosophy" where he lays out his process of 'doubting' the world to arrive at the only thing left to exist--the thinking mind.
2020-May-09 • 32 minutes
Kelly Oliver's "Witnessing: Beyond Recognition" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Instagram: @theory_and_philosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy In this episode, I continue my presentation of Kelly Oliver's "Witnessing: Beyond Recognition" where she considers race and the oppression of other minority groups in her proposed alternative-...
2020-May-02 • 57 minutes
Kelly Oliver's "Witnessing: Beyond Recognition" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Instagram: @theory_and_philosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy In this episode, I begin my presentation of Kelly Oliver's "Witnessing: Beyond Recognition." In this book she tries to conceptualize an anti-oppressive political strategy that is not predicated upon difference, but that is focused on the similarities that bind people. I'm joined by Helene B...
2020-Apr-25 • 51 minutes
Theodor Adorno's "The Culture Industry" (Part 2/2)
Podbean: https://theoretician.podbean.com/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Instagram: @theory_and_philosophy Paypal: paypal.me/theoryphilosophy In this episode, I continue and finish my presentation of Theodor Adorno's "The Cu...
2020-Apr-18 • 47 minutes
Theodor Adorno's "The Culture Industry" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Podbean: https://theoretician.podbean.com/ Instagram: @theory_and_philosophy Paypal: paypal.me/theoryphilosophy In this episode, I present the first three chapter of Theodor Adorno's "The Culture Industry." Adorno levels a strong critique against mass cultu...
2020-Apr-11 • 16 minutes
Roland Barthes' "The Death of the Author"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Instagram:... @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I present Roland Barthes' seminal essay, "The Death of the Author." Here he argues that the possibility for interpretation of the text must follow the erasure of the "Author-God" as the bearer of the truth of the text. I try to untangle what I believe to be some misconceptions about Barthes' argument at the end.
2020-Apr-04 • 57 minutes
Michel Foucault's "The Birth of the Clinic" (Part 2/2)
Podbean: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Instagram:... theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I conclude my presentation of The Birth of the Clinic where Foucault discusses the full emergence of the clinical gaze with the introduction of death as a positive event and the anatamo-clinical operations of the autopsy. Timestamps: Ch. 6: Signs and Cases (Beginning) Ch. 7: Seeing and Knowing (21:10) Ch. 8: Open up a Few Corpses (35:40) Ch. 9: The Visible Invisible (43:43) Ch. 10: Crisis in Fevers (52...
2020-Mar-28 • 54 minutes
Michel Foucault's "The Birth of the Clinic" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Instagram:... @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I begin my presentation of Foucault's The Birth of the Clinic. This episode covers the first half of the book, outlining the broad socio-political motivations behind the emergence of the clinic. Timestamps: Introduction (Beginning) ...
2020-Mar-21 • 59 minutes
Judith Butler's "Undoing Gender" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphil... Podbean: https://theoretician.podbean.com/ Insta: @theory_and_philosophy Timestamps: Ch. 5: Is Kinship Always Already Heterosexual (Beginning) Ch. 6: Longing for Recognition (9:00) Ch. 7: Quandries of the Incest Taboo (21:30) Ch. 8: Bodily Confessions (27:14) Ch. 9: The End of Sexual Difference (36:00) Ch. 10: The Question of Social T...
2020-Mar-14 • 51 minutes
Judith Butler's "Undoing Gender" (Part 1/2)
CW: Suicide, Transphobia, Homophobia. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Instagram: @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I turn my attention to Judith Butler's "Undoing Gender." This is a collection of essays, so it is difficult to summarize the book. However, we can comfortably say that it explores what it means for gender to become undone, and the undoing that is done through gender.
2020-Mar-07 • 51 minutes
Gilles Deleuze's "Cinema 1: The Movement Image" (Part 3/3)
Follow Christina on Twitter and Instagram: @celloburke Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Instagram: @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I'm joined by Christina, PhD candidate at the Center for the Study of Theory and Criticism at the University of Western Ontario, to systematically dissect Gilles Deleuze's "Cinema 1: The Movement Image." This is an enigmatic book, treading the line...
2020-Feb-29 • 61 minutes
Gilles Deleuze's "Cinema 1: The Movement Image" (Part 2/3)
Follow Christina on Twitter and Instagram: @celloburke Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Instagram: @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I'm joined by Christina, PhD candidate at the Center for the Study of Theory and Criticism at the University of Western Ontario, to systematically dissect Gilles Deleuze's "Cinema 1: The Movement Image." This is an enigmatic book, treading the lin...
2020-Feb-22 • 29 minutes
Gilles Deleuze's "Cinema 1: The Movement Image" (Part 1/3)
Follow Christina on Twitter and Instagram: @celloburke Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Instagram: @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I'm joined by Christina, PhD candidate at the Center for the Study of Theory and Criticism at the University of Western Ontario, to systematically dissect Gilles Deleuze's "Cinema 1: The Movement Image." This is an enigmatic book, treading th...
2020-Feb-15 • 52 minutes
G.W.F. Hegel's "Phenomenology of Spirit" (Part 4/4)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Instagram: @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I conclude my presentation of "Phenomenology of Spirit" by focusing on the last two chapters: "Religion" (0:00) comprised of the sub-chapters "Natural Religion" (11:25), "Religion in the Form of Art" (20:33), and "Revealed Religion" (39:10); and the chapter "Absolute Knowing" (47:47).
2020-Feb-08 • 68 minutes
G.W.F. Hegel's "Phenomenology of Spirit" (Part 3/4)
Become a Patron (and make me happy): https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Instagram: @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I present the chapter titled "Spirit." It is here that Hegel turns his gaze to society, paying specific attention to the dynamic interaction between individuals vying for their own livelihood and the community in which these individuals exist. It traverses through three phases denoted by three sub...
2020-Feb-01 • 72 minutes
G.W.F. Hegel's "Phenomenology of Spirit" (Part 2/4)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Instagram:... @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, we continue our dissection of Phenomenology of Spirit. This episode first looks at the chapter "Self-Consciousness" (2:18) including its sub-chapters, "Independence and Dependence of Self-Consciousness: Lordship and Bondage" (6:55) (This is where he talks about the 'master/slave' dialectic) and "Freedom of Self-Consciousness" (14:05). It then presents the chapter titled "Reason" (24:26) and the sub-cha...
2020-Jan-25 • 68 minutes
G.W.F. Hegel's "Phenomenology of Spirit" (Part 1/4)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... the first episode of this four part series, I turn my attention to G.W.F. Hegel's "Phenomenology of Spirit," a text as necessary to read as it is difficult to read. This episode specifically tackles the chapters: "Preface" (beginning); "Introduction" (34:50); and "Consciousness" comprised of the sub-chapters "Sense-Certainty" (38:45), "Perception" (49:50), and "Understanding" (57:10). In these chapters, he begins by outlining what he hopes his proje...
2020-Jan-18 • 40 minutes
Jacques Derrida's "Structure, Sign, and Play"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Instagram:... @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I turn my attention to Derrida's groundbreaking essay, "Structure, Sign, and Play." It is here that he lays the foundation of what would become deconstruction, the destabilization of the assumed univocality of either term in a binary. He does this by undoing the oft-assumed belief that structures do not move, and that they are fundamentally opposed to "play."
2020-Jan-11 • 35 minutes
Walter Benjamin's "The Work of Art in the Age of Its Mechanical Reproducibility"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Instagram:... theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I turn to Walter Benjamin's seminal text, "The Work of Art in the Age of Its Mechanical Reproducibility." Contrary to what some might think, I try to present the way that Benjamin applauds the 'death' of the aura in the age of mechanical reproducibility and the political ramifications of this moment.
2020-Jan-04 • 42 minutes
John Durham Peters' "Speaking into the Air"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Follow... me on instagram: @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I turn my attention to an important text in the field of communication and media studies. Here Peters tries to imagine communication as a meeting of souls by presenting a number of thinkers from Socrates to Jesus to Saint Augustine to Locke to Heidegger. Timestamps: Ch. 1: Beginning Ch. 2: 12:45 Ch. 3: 18:50 Ch. 4: 25:14 Ch. 5: 31:30 Ch.6: 35:50
2019-Dec-28 • 28 minutes
Audre Lorde's "The Master's Tools will never Dismantle the Master's House"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Follow... me on instagram: @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I present Audre Lorde's "The Master's Tools will never Dismantle the Master's House," a seminal text in the fields of critical face, gender, and feminist studies. Not to mention, ya know, every other field.
2019-Dec-21 • 70 minutes
Michel Foucault's "Discipline & Punish" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Follow... me on instagram: @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I present the second half of "Discipline & Punish" to expoun upon his key concepts of docile bodies, the panopticon, and the carceral system. Timestamps: Docile Bodies (Beginning)The Means of Correct Training: 27:50Panopticism: 39:31Complete and Austere Institutions: 52:40Illegalities and Delinquency: 56:50The Carceral: 1:05:10
2019-Dec-14 • 57 minutes
Michel Foucault's "Discipline & Punish" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Follow... me on instagram: @theory_and_philosophy In this episode, I present the first half of Foucault's seminal Discipline & Punish. In this half he sketches a firm distinction between a model of juridical punishment that mobilizes torture as a deterrent to criminality and a model predicated on surveillance as a deterrent to criminality.
2019-Dec-07 • 31 minutes
Nick Land's "Kant, Capital, and the Prohibition of Incest"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophyIn... this episode I take on Land's first essay from "Fanged Noumena," "Kant, Capital, and the Prohibition of Incest" that presents his characterization of the present stake that racism has in the maintenance of global capitalistic exploitation.
2019-Nov-30 • 66 minutes
Sunera Thobani's "Exalted Subjects"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I present Sunera Thobani's book, "Exalted Subjects: The Making of Race and Nation in Canada." It delineates the passage from colonization to domination and how certain subjects--white European descendants--are bestowed with a status of exaltation.
2019-Nov-23
Jacques Lacan's "L' étourdit" (Part 3/3)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this long episode, Ben and I conclude our dissection of "L' étourdit," paying specific attention to Lacan's use of topology in his illustration of subjectivity constituted by "cuts." We also explore the implications of Lacan's thought as a political tool and how it differs from the work of other theorists--Derrida, Deleuze--who were writing at the same time.
2019-Nov-16 • 49 minutes
Jacques Lacan's "L'étourdit" (Part 2/3)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, Ben and I continue our exploration of "L'étourdit." It is in this episode that we really hone onto the text, with Ben presenting the core themes from the first turn (the first half) of the essay.
2019-Nov-09 • 61 minutes
Jacques Lacan's "L'étourdit" (Part 1/3)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Podbean: https://theoretician.podbean.com/ In this episode, I'm joined by Ben, PhD candidate in Theory & Criticism, to discuss one of Jacques Lacan's most enigmatic texts, "L' étourdit." This first episode contextualizes Lacan's thought and establishes a necessary base from which to explore "L' étourdit."
2019-Nov-02 • 59 minutes
Immanuel Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason" (Part 5/5)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I conclude my presentation of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason. Here we conclude the "Transcendental Dialectic," and point to the interesting uses of a new metaphysics toward the consolidation of a general happiness and perpetual peace.
2019-Oct-26 • 48 minutes
Jussi Parikka's "What is Media Archaeology?"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I turn my attention to a seminal text in the fields of new materialism and media studies. Here Parikka argues that Media Archaeology serves the function of revealing forgotten and yet-to-be-realized media that disturb the assumed teleological progression of our gadgets.
2019-Oct-19 • 61 minutes
Immanuel Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason" (Part 4/5)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... In this episode, I continue my presentation of Critique of Pure Reason, specifically presenting the first two chapter of the "Transcendental Dialectic." Here he takes aim at the cosmological ideas and how traditional dialectics only direct us toward a mirage, not truth. Kant proposes transcendental idealism as a solution to the problem presented by dialectics.
2019-Oct-12 • 51 minutes
Immanuel Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason" (Part 3/5)
Patron: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I continue my exploration of "Critique of Pure Reason," specifically presenting the 2nd and 3rd chapters of the "Transcendental Doctrine of the Power Judgment" and the appendix to i...
2019-Sep-28 • 54 minutes
Immanuel Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason" (Part 2/5)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I continue my exploration of "Critique of Pure Reason" to propel on my discussion of the Transcendental Logic so as to include how the Power of Judgment operates alongside the transcendental logic.
2019-Sep-27 • 54 minutes
Immanuel Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason" (Part 1/5)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... In this episode, I begin my presentation of Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason." Here, I take on the introduction, his section on "Transcendental Aesthetics," and his section on "Transcendental Logic...
2019-Sep-27 • 57 minutes
Chandra Mohanty's "Feminism Without Borders"
In this episode, I present Mohanty's "Feminism Without Borders." In it she makes the case for an intersectional feminism that neither homogenizes nor erases the real lived, material experiences of thirld world women and women of color.
2019-Sep-26 • 45 minutes
Herbert Marcuse's "An Essay on Liberation"
Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/theoryan... | In this episode, I present Marcuse's radical idea of a new sensibility, a utopian ideal to combat late Capitalism.
2019-Sep-25 • 24 minutes
Friedrich Nietzsche's "On Truth & Lying in a Non-Moral Sense"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I present Nietzsche's ideas from his brilliant essay "On Truth and Lying." Here he argues that as long as we are immersed in language, we will be unable to get to the core of truth...
2019-Sep-24 • 36 minutes
Friedrich Nietzsche's "The Birth of Tragedy" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | In this episode, I finish my presentation of "The Birth of Tragedy" to expound upon Nietzsche's commentary on his contemporary German situation and the implications of tragedy for the future.
2019-Sep-22 • 54 minutes
Friedrich Nietzsche's "The Birth of Tragedy" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I take a stab at Nietzsche (in)famous inaugural text, "The Birth of Tragedy." It is here that he tries to trace the history of tragedy (and art more generally) to the Ancient Greeks. Specifically, as the product of the tension between the gods Apollo and Dionysus.
2019-Sep-21 • 41 minutes
Michel Foucault's "Madness & Civilization" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | In this episode, I continue Madness & Civilization to present the ways that the asylum operates to 'correct' those people considered mad.
2019-Sep-21 • 66 minutes
Michel Foucault's "Madness & Civilization" (Part 1/2)
https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I take a stab at one of Foucault's first texts, "Madness & Civilization." In it he tries to disturb everything we know about madness and its treatment--the positivist assumptions about its coming into realization; the treatments believed to be therapeutic; and the influences behind the construction of asylums.
2019-Sep-21 • 55 minutes
François Laruelle's "Introduction to Generic Sciences" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I'm joined by Jeremy Smith once again to continue our excavation of Laruelle's work. In this part, we continue our exploration of "Introduction to Generic Sciences," focusing specifically on the role of the generic in relation to the One, the subject-without-subject, and Truth-without-truth. Contact for Jeremy: [email protected] Translation: https://lookaside.fbsbx.com/file/introduction%20to%20generic%20sciences.pdf?toke... Oraxiom: htt...
2019-Sep-21 • 72 minutes
François Laruelle's "Introduction to Generic Sciences" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I'm joined by Jeremy Smith once again to continue our excavation of Laruelle's work. In this part, we take on his "Introduction to Generic Sciences," an enigmatic, yet captivating, text that attends to the potential of non-philosophy (and many of his other concepts) to radically potentiate the sciences against their appropriation by the "principal of sufficiency." Contact for Jeremy: [email protected] Translation: https://lookaside.fbsbx...
2019-Sep-21 • 28 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "The Evil Demon of Images"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I take on "The Evil Demon of Images," a text whose title contributes to what I believe to be a common misunderstanding about Baudrillard's work--the antithetical relationship assumed of simulation and reality.
2019-Sep-21 • 47 minutes
Judith Butler's "Gender Trouble" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I finish up Butler's "Gender Trouble." It is this episode that I dissect Butler's elusive notion of "performativity" and the potential it houses to challenge the oppressive regimen of sex.
2019-Sep-21 • 52 minutes
Judith Butler's "Gender Trouble" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Note:... *I discuss performativity at beginning and end of next episode!* In this episode, I take on Butler's "Gender Trouble," a seminal text in the fields of feminism and post-structuralism. Butler argues that some strands of feminist thought mistakenly attribute a transcendental significance to the idea of 'woman' that fails to account for the modes of discourse/power that construct that identity.
2019-Sep-21 • 37 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "The Intelligence of Evil or the Lucidity Pact"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode I explore what might be the last Baudrillard text I do. It is here that Baudrillard considers what is at stake with the advent of integral reality, the apotheosis of the oppressive simulacrum.
2019-Sep-21 • 38 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "Carnival & Cannibal/Ventriloquous Evil"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this text, we get a peak of Baudrillard's disdain for the West's global project of expansion, consuming otherness and thereby eradicating it under the pretense "scientific rationality," "truth," and "white superiority."
2019-Sep-21 • 79 minutes
Shulamith Firestone's "The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | In this episode, Andrew and I dive into the second half of Firestone's text to drive towards the destination she imagines a post-sex-dialectic world might look like.
2019-Sep-21 • 63 minutes
Shulamith FIrestone's "The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I'm joined by Andrew Woods, PhD candidate in Theory and Criticism, to discuss Shulamith's brave text that dives head first into the history of sexism in the United States and what can be done to overcome it.
2019-Sep-21 • 44 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "The Spirit of Terrorism"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | In this one, we turn to Baudrillard's infamous "The Spirit of Terrorism." This text gained him some notoriety because of his repudiation of Western global power and seeming exaltation of terrorism.
2019-Sep-21 • 52 minutes
Paul Virilio's "Open Sky"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I turn to Virilio's open sky, a key text to understanding some of his central concepts and concerns. I'm rather hard on Virilio in this one, and I look forward to anyone disagreeing with me for that reason.
2019-Sep-21 • 48 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "Impossible Exchange" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | In this episode, I continue my presentation of this text paying close attention to Baudrillard's consideration of destiny, artificial intelligence and radical theory.
2019-Sep-21 • 52 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "Impossible Exchange" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I tackle Baudrillard's "Impossible Exchange." This text is necessary to understand some of his developed concerns regarding death, cloning and immortality, each of which has undergone a radical overhaul in the contemporary world.
2019-Sep-21 • 46 minutes
Gilles Deleuze & Félix Guattari's "Anti Oedipus" (Chapter 4/4)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this final episode we are presented with schizoanalysis as a radical alternative to psychoanalysis. They are that schizoanalysis meets the ontological parameters of existence--being comprised of machines--and compels one to think not of themselves in terms of an overarching oedipal narrative, but rather to consider themselves as a machine among other machines.
2019-Sep-21 • 55 minutes
Gilles Deleuze & Félix Guattari's "Anti Oedipus" (Chapter 3/4)
In this episode, I take a stab at the 3rd (of 4) chapters from Anti-Oedipus. It is in this chapter that they present a historical overview of Oedipus' retroactive intervention in every epistemic paradigm. To this intervention, they charge that Oedipus is but a stranger in those fields, unable to actually present a meaningful solution to the apparent 'problems' found in those fields.
2019-Sep-21 • 47 minutes
Gilles Deleuze & Félix Guattari's "Anti-Oedipus" (Chapter 2/4)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I dive into the second (of four) chapters of Anti-Oedipus. It is here that they level their strongest critique of Oedipus and Freudian psychoanalysis while proposing an alternative way by which to understand the world: through syntheses.
2019-Sep-21 • 45 minutes
Gilles Deleuze & Félix Guattari's "Anti-Oedipus" (Chapter 1/4)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I begin my dissection of Deleuze and Guattari's Anti-Oedipus, an enigmatic book to say the least. In this chapter we're presented with their conception of desiring-machines that opposes the totalizing framework of the Oedipal complex.
2019-Sep-21 • 57 minutes
Sigmund Freud's "Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... *NOTE* I don't think I did justice to Freud's discussion of neurosis towards the end. I'll have to save that for another episode. In this episode, I turn to Freud's work and his consideration of groups and the ego. In this book, Freud takes aim at the historical understanding of groups as a regressive phenomenon that, he argues, fails to recognize the role of the libido (love) in group formations.
2019-Sep-21 • 35 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, we ask the haunting title's question. What does it mean to disappear? Is disappearance a recourse to nihilism or to some new possibility? I try to answer these questions by contextualizing this book within Baudrillard's overarching projects.
2019-Sep-21 • 43 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "The Agony of Power"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I turn my attention to Baudrillard's "The Agony of Power." This one clarifies Baudrillard's position on power, locating it within the domain of hegemony as opposed to domination. The former presents a much more pernicious mode of oppression for Baudrillard because of its transparency and its illusion of democratic egalitarianism.
2019-Sep-21 • 59 minutes
Sara Ahmed's "Queer Phenomenology"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I turn my attention to Sara Ahmed's "Queer Phenomenology." This book can be regarded as Ahmed's attempt to perform a queering of phenomenology while simultaneously sketching what a queer phenomenology might look like. To do this, she traverses through the phenomenological tradition to craft her own version of phenomenology and then apply them to the domains of race and sexuality.
2019-Sep-21 • 48 minutes
Herbert Marcuse's "One-Dimensional Man" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | In this episode, I finish my exploration of "One-Dimensional Man" by tracing Marcuse's take on the role of philosophy in late Capitalist society.
2019-Sep-21 • 51 minutes
Herbert Marcuse's "One-Dimensional Man" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I turn my attention to the Frankfurt school giant, Herbert Marcuse and his "One-Dimensional Man." Marrying Marxism with Freudian psychoanalysis, Marcuse constructs an eloquent challenge to the tenets of late capitalism as relevant today as it was in the mid-twentieth century.
2019-Sep-21 • 39 minutes
David Golumbia's "The Cultural Logic of Computation"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy This... this episode I take up David Golumbia's book, "The Cultural Logic of Computation." Pairing the post-structuralist theoretical tradition with media theory, Golumbia takes aim at the systematic attempts to computationalize humanity.
2019-Sep-21 • 67 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "The Illusion of the End"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy This... text, a marker of what some call the late Baudrillard, presents some of Baudrillard's concerns for the age of simulation. From nuclear destruction to disease to disappearance, he leaves no theoretical stone unturned.
2019-Sep-21 • 57 minutes
Rosi Braidotti's "The Posthuman"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I turn my focus of posthumanism and Braidotti's seminal text, "The Posthuman." Braidotti's brand of posthumanism is a Deleuzian one, seeing the potential of becoming and deterritorialization to oppose the oppressive logic of commodification and identity in late capitalism.
2019-Sep-21 • 59 minutes
Friedrich Nietzsche "On The Genealogy of Morality"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I try to present a coherent thread through Nietzsche "On the Genealogy of Morality." While it may easily be argued that Nietzsche dissuades any methodical reading of his work, I try to contextualize his arguments within the broader theme of the book and bring his ideas into the 21st century
2019-Sep-21 • 35 minutes
Mary Beard's "Women and Power"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I present Mary Beard's "Women & Power." The strength of Beard's text is her genealogical account of women being silenced throughout our history. I also try to simultaneously justify and challenge some of the liberal feminist notions that are present in this text.
2019-Sep-21 • 44 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "The Transparency of Evil"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode I tackles Baudrillard's enigmatic text, "The Transparency of Evil." I try to contextualize some of his more difficult claims within the broader spectrum of his work in order to construct a clear portrait of his project here.
2019-Sep-21 • 38 minutes
Michel Foucault's "The History of Sexuality Vol. 2" (Part 3/3)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I finish my dissection of the second volume to the History of Sexuality. In this episode, we get a glimpse of Foucault's excavation of Greek sexual customs and the subsequent emergence of individuality and subjectivity.
2019-Sep-21 • 49 minutes
Michel Foucault's "The History of Sexuality Vol. 2" (Part 2/3)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I continue my exploration of "The Use of Pleasure," the second volume to "The History of Sexuality" series. In this episode I take aim at the second and third sections, Dietetics and Economics respectively. In these sections we get a glimpse at Foucault's consideration of the Greek regimen around sexuality
2019-Sep-21 • 50 minutes
Michel Foucault's "The History of Sexuality Vol. 2" (Part 1/3)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this part, we move to the second volume of the History of Sexuality. In this books, Foucault extends his temporal scope of sexuality to go as far back as the Greeks. Foucault does this for a number of reasons but may, I believe, be understood primarily as his move to dissuade the argument that asceticism, or the control of sexuality, is a phenomenon rooted in the 17th and 18th centuries.
2019-Sep-21 • 44 minutes
Bent Flyvbjerg's "Making Social Science Matter"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I take a detour into Flyvbjerg's "Making Social Science Matter," a text written nearly twenty years ago but is as relevant as ever given the current assault on the Social Sciences and Humanities in academia
2019-Sep-21 • 71 minutes
Ivan Illich's "Deschooling Society" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | In this episode, Andrew and I continue our exploration of Illich's "Deschooling Society," setting our focus on the idea of an Epimethean Accelerationism.
2019-Sep-21 • 70 minutes
Ivan Illich's "Deschooling Society" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I'm joined by PhD student, Andrew Woods, once again to discuss Ivan Illich's "Deschooling Society." We draw some fundamental distinctions between Illich's approach and those espoused by contemporary conservative thinkers in the effort to dismantle schools.
2019-Sep-21 • 52 minutes
Michel Foucault's "The History of Sexuality Vol. 1" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | In this episode, I continue my exploration of Foucault's seminal text. It is here that he presents an eloquent account of biopolitics and biopower in the maintenance and control of populations.
2019-Sep-21 • 65 minutes
Michel Foucault's "The History of Sexuality Vol.1" (Part 1/2)
Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/theoryan... this episode, I begin my exploration of Foucault's brilliant exploration of that slippery concept called sexuality. In this one, I present Foucault's move away from the repressive hypothesis to theorize the way that the proliferation of sexuality marks the contemporary oppressive strategy.
2019-Sep-21 • 52 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "The Perfect Crime" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Silly... Mistake: I meant to say James Baldwin, the African-American activist, not Jon Baldwin. In this episode, I try to defend some of Baudrillard's more problematic claims regarding gender and race by contextualizing those claims within his broader project. Also, I try to unravel some of his more enigmatic approaches to the bifurcation he draws between reality and illusion.
2019-Sep-21 • 54 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "The Perfect Crime" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I dissect one of Baudrillard's most important, yet enigmatic, books, "The Perfect Crime." It is here that he makes clear some fundamental axioms pertaining to the nature of simulation and reality.
2019-Sep-21 • 43 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "The Gulf War did not take place"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I turn my attention to Baudrillard's first book on the topic of war. I attempt to defend Baudrillard from some of the criticisms that have been mounted against him for some of his problematic claims by contextualizing this project within his entire theoretical corpus.
2019-Sep-21 • 48 minutes
Maurizio Lazzarato's "Governing by Debt" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I turn my polemical eye to the second half of Lazzarato's text to highlight some of the more unclear claims that Lazzarto makes while presenting some of his very interesting insigh...
2019-Sep-21 • 45 minutes
Maurizio Lazzarato's "Governing by Debt" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I explore Maurizio Lazzarato's "Governing by Debt," a somewhat depressing book on the situation that we currently find ourselves here under advanced Capitalism. Aside from the depressing content matter, Lazzarato's provides some eloquent insights on the contemporary status of many other philosophers like Deleuze, Guattari, Schmitt, and Foucault.
2019-Sep-21 • 35 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "The Ecstasy of Communication"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | In this episode, I tackles Baudrillard's "The Ecstasy of Communication." In this one, Baudrillard synthesizes some of his broadest ideas in a cohesive analysis of present day society.
2019-Sep-21 • 47 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "America"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | In this episode, I tackle Jean Baudrillard's "America." This book came out of Baudrillard's travels to America where he observed the desolate nothingness that was the American hologram.
2019-Sep-21 • 51 minutes
Roberto Calasso's "The Ruin of Kasch" (Part 2/2)
https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I conclude my exploration of Calasso's "The Ruin of Kasch" by outlining his criticism of Marxism for failing to consider the possibility that it is society itself that is oppressive, not capital.
2019-Sep-21 • 51 minutes
Roberto Calasso's "The Ruin of Kasch" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I explore the the lesser known Roberto Calasso and his "The Ruin of Kasch." Calasso is a thinker of sacrifice and ceremony, and proposes what these components of the 'old order' mean in the age of modernity. To do this, Calasso traverses from the tale of the ancient kingdom of Kasch to the Napoleonic politician Talleyrand to the limitations of Marxism.
2019-Sep-21 • 42 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "Fatal Strategies" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | In this episode, I continue my exploration of "Fatal Strategies" to present something of a Baudrillardian pragmatics that accounts for the acceleration of this oppressive system.
2019-Sep-21 • 54 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "Fatal Strategies (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I begin my exploration of Baudrillard's "Fatal Strategies." This is the text that Baudrillard becomes extremely critical against the obscenity machine that forces everything into appearance. Against this, he proposes his own theory--that we are to drive these systems to their radical conclusion. This takes the form of a fatal strategy.
2019-Sep-21 • 51 minutes
Sara Ahmed's "Differences that Matter" (Part 3/3)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... my last episode of this text, I focus on the stories and films that Ahmed analyzes as being fundamentally "postmodern," but that rely on classical constructions of women and (not so) subtly maintain oppressive imagery against women.
2019-Sep-21 • 51 minutes
Sara Ahmed's "Differences that Matter" (Part 2/3)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I continue my exploration of Ahmed's "Differences that Matter" and turn my attention to ethics, and the construction of women in Western Philosophy. Ahmed presents some tough criticisms here, but is equally proficient at constructing her own theoretical approach that stands opposed to the hegemony-laden approaches indicative of Western thought.
2019-Sep-21 • 43 minutes
Sara Ahmed's "Differences that Matter" (Part 1/3)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I shift gears to explore Sara Ahmed's first book, "Differences that Matter." In this book, Ahmed points to the limitations of postmodern thought to account for those marginalized groups most often affected by structural inequalities.
2019-Sep-21 • 71 minutes
Gilles Deleuze & Félix Guattari’s “A Thousand Plateaus” Chapter 13: “Apparatus of Capture” (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... In this episode, Curtis and I continue our exploration of Plateau 13 from A Thousand Plateaus, "Apparatus of Capture." Specifically, we locate the implications of this chapter alongside the advent of algorithms, big data, and technological surveillance.
2019-Sep-21 • 64 minutes
Gilles Deleuze & Félix Guattari's "A Thousand Plateaus" Chapter 13: "Apparatus of Capture" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I'm joined by Curtis Allen, PhD candidate in Theory and Criticism, whose work focuses on the work of Deleuze and Wittgenstein. We discuss the implications of this complicated plateau by expounding upon Deleuze & Guattari's theorization of the relationship between the war machine and the state.
2019-Sep-21 • 88 minutes
Hannah Arendt's "The Human Condition" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, Andrew and I continue to explore the implications of Arendt's seminal text, The Human Condition. In this episode we take aim at the questioning concerning technology, and the role of science in crystallizing a contemporary (oppressive) manifestation of truthfulness.
2019-Sep-21 • 58 minutes
Hannah Arendt's "The Human Condition" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I'm joined by Andrew Woods, PhD candidate in Theory & Criticism, to explore the implications of Arendt's seminal text, The Human Condition. We gloss over a number of key ideas pertaining to the development of the social; the end of excellence; and the alienating effects of mass society
2019-Sep-21 • 45 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "In the Shadow of the Silent Majorities or, The End of the Social"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Please... note: I mistakenly said that this book follows Simulacra & Simulation when, in fact, it precedes it. I got mixed up with the translation date and original date. Please keep this in mind when I speak about the relationship between the two texts. In this episode, I tackle Baudrillard's "Silent Majorities" to present his primary ideas concerning the media and the masses, and the relationship that they have to one another. Moreover, he takes an inte...
2019-Sep-21 • 49 minutes
Homi Bhabha's "The Location of Culture" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I continue my exploration of "The Location of Culture." In this part, I expound upon Bhabha's bifurcation of post-colonial and post-modern thought to propose an urgency behind recognizing the impact of colonialism on power and governmentality.
2019-Sep-21 • 45 minutes
Homi Bhabha's "The Location of Culture" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I explore Homi Bhabha's "The Location of Culture," a seminal text in the field of post-colonial studies. In this enigmatic text, Bhabha sketches his conception of hybridity that stands opposed to contemporary forms of colonialism.
2019-Sep-20 • 58 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "Simulacra & Simulation" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | In this episode, I continue my analysis of "Simulacra & Simulation" to expound upon Baudrillard's thoughts of political action, the "code," science fiction, and nihilism.
2019-Sep-20 • 40 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "Simulacra & Simulation" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I delve into Baudrillard's most famous work, "Simulacra & Simulation." In this episode, I do my best to clarify some misconceptions that I often encounter regarding what Baudrillard is doing in this text. Some of these include the explicit relationship between simulation and the media, the divide between reality and simulation, and Baudrillard's thoughts of "real" suffering
2019-Sep-20 • 57 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "Symbolic Exchange & Death" (Part 3/3)
Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/theoryan... | In this episode, I conclude Symbolic Exchange & Death to highlight his challenge to critical theory.
2019-Sep-20 • 51 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "Symbolic Exchange & Death" (Part 1/3)
Patreon (For those who can afford it): https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I begin my exploration of Baudrillard's Symbolic Exchange & Death, a key text in the Baudrillard canon. In it he unravels some key terms that guide much of his later work such as symbolic exchange, death, simulation, and sacrifice.
2019-Sep-20 • 51 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "Seduction" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | In this episode, I continue my discussion of Baudrillard's "Seduction" by presenting his thoughts of the rule v. the law, and the role of the ritual in seduction.
2019-Sep-20 • 64 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "Seduction" (Part 1/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I begin my exploration of Baudrillard's elusive and enigmatic "Seduction." There are some tricky ideas in this text that demand a critical re-evaluation of many assumptions often held about Baudrillard's work, and about the role of theory more generally.
2019-Sep-20 • 65 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "Forget Foucault"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I dissect Baudrillard's "Forget Foucault." I try to trace Baudrillard's criticism in his own terms, while simultaneously supplementing his analysis with my own understanding in an effort to fill in some of the blanks
2019-Sep-20 • 71 minutes
Michel Foucault "The Order of Things" (Part 2/2)
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I'm joined by Alex once again to take a stab at Foucault's "The Order of Things." In these two parts, we try to locate the significance of Foucault's work today with a specific emphasis on his theory of the episteme and much more.
2019-Sep-20 • 60 minutes
Michel Foucault "The Order of Things" (Part 1/2)
Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/theoryan... this episode, I'm joined by Alex once again to take a stab at Foucault's "The Order of Things." In these two parts, we try to locate the significance of Foucault's work today with a specific emphasis on his theory of the episteme and much more.
2019-Sep-20 • 55 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "Symbolic Exchange & Death" (Part 2/3)
Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/theoryan... | In this episode, I continue my presentation of Symbolic Exchange & Death.
2019-Sep-19 • 55 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "The Mirror of Production" (Second Half)
Patreon (For those who can afford it): https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... | In this episode, I finish off my presentation of Jean Baudrillard's The Mirror of Production.
2019-Sep-19 • 51 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "The Mirror of Production" (First Half)
Patreon (For those whom can afford it): https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I present Jean Baudrillard's The Mirror of Production, a decisive turn in Baudrillard's work from a 'Marxist' approach to a 'post-structuralist' one....
2019-Sep-19 • 77 minutes
François Laruelle's "A Summary of Non Philosophy"
Link to Patreon (for those whom can afford it): https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy In... this episode, I'm joined by Jeremy R. Smith to discuss François Laruelle's "A Summary of Non-Philosophy." As the title suggests, this is an 'introductory' approach to non-philosophy that explores its position within and against philosophy. Non-philosophy assumes this ambiguous position to affect change from both out and inside philosophy. Contact info for Jeremy: [email protected] Link to Oraxiom that Jeremy is e...
2019-Sep-19 • 71 minutes
Gilles Deleuze & Félix Guattari's "A Thousand Plateaus" Chapter, "1837: Of the Refrain"
Link to Patreon (for those whom can afford it):https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphi... this episode, I'm joined by Sparkles, Master's student in Philosophy at Boston College, to speak about Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's seminal text, "A Thousand Plateaus." In this particular episode, we focus our attention on a specific chapter--"1837: Of the refrain"--to get at the nitty-gritty of Deleuze and Guattari's conception of musical sound.
2019-Sep-19 • 50 minutes
Mariana Ortega’s “In-Between: Latina Feminist Phenomenology, Multiplicity, and the Self” (Second Half)
In this episode, Hélène, PhD candidate in Women's Studies & Feminist Research, and I continue our exploration of Mariana Ortega's "In-Between" to point to Ortega's theories of resistance through multiplicity. Link to Patreon (For those whom can afford it) https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy...
2019-Sep-19 • 57 minutes
Mariana Ortega's "In-Between: Latina Feminist Phenomenology, Multiplicity, and the Self" (First Half)
In this episode, I'm joined by Hélène Bigras-Dutrisac, PhD student in Women's Studies and Feminist Research, to speak about Mariana Ortega's latest book, "In-Between: Latina Feminist Phenomenology, Multiplicity, and the Self." Link to Patreon (For those whom can afford it): https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy/overview...
2019-Sep-19 • 73 minutes
Jean Baudrillard’s “For a Critique of the Political Economy of the Sign” (Second Half)
In this episode, I conclude my presentation of Jean Baudrillard's For a Critique of the Political Economy of the Sign. In it he begins his transition from an object-oriented Marxism toward a post-structuralist interested in the authority that signs have over our lives. Link to Patreon (For those whom can afford it): https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy/overview...
2019-Sep-18 • 65 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "For a Critique of the Political Economy of the Sign" (First Half)
In this episode, I begin my presentation of Jean Baudrillard's For a Critique of the Political Economy of the Sign. In it he begins his transition from an object-oriented Marxism toward a post-structuralist interested in the authority that signs have over our lives. Link to Patreon (For those whom can afford it): https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy/overview...
2019-Sep-18 • 65 minutes
Michel Foucault's "The Archaeology of Knowledge" (Second Half)
In this episode, Alex and I conclude our discussion of Foucault's brilliant text. | Link to Patreon (For those whom can afford it): https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy/overview... |
2019-Sep-18 • 45 minutes
Michel Foucault's "The Archaeology of Knowledge" (First Half)
In this episode I'm joined by Alex to discuss Michel Foucault's brilliant text, The Archaeology of Knowledge. | Link to Patreon (For those whom can afford it): https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy/overview...
2019-Sep-18 • 45 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "The Consumer Society"
In this episode, I take a look at Jean Baudrillard's second book that lays out his political concerns for the 'new left.' | Link to Patreon (For those whom can afford it): https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy/overview...
2019-Sep-17 • 47 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "The System of Objects"
In this episode I present the core ideas from Jean Baudrillard's first book, The System of Objects. Clearly influenced by his supervisor, Henri Lefebvre, Baudrillard explores what mass consumption of objects says about us and our society. Link to Patreon (For those whom can afford it): https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy/overview...