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409 episodes
2019 to present
Average episode: 37 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: 2024-Apr-14 06:08 UTC. Episodes: 409. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes
2024-Apr-13 • 58 minutes
Edward Said's "The Question of Palestine" (Part 3 of 3)
In this episode, I conclude Edward Said's "The Question of Palestine" by covering chapters 3 and 4. Please consider donating to one of the following organizations: Palestinian Children's Relief Fund: https://pcrf1.app.neoncrm.com/forms/general United......
2024-Apr-06 • 59 minutes
Edward Said's "The Question of Palestine" (Part 2 of 3)
In this episode, I cover chapters 1 and 2 of "The Question of Palestine." Please consider donating to one of the following organizations: Palestinian Children's Relief Fund: https://pcrf1.app.neoncrm.com/forms/general United... Nations Relief and Work...
2024-Apr-02 • 10 minutes
Utilitarianism | John Stuart Mill | Keyword
In this episode, I explain John Stuart Mill's approach to "Utilitarianism" 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: @theo...
2024-Mar-30 • 60 minutes
Edward Said's "The Question of Palestine" (Part 1 of 3)
In this episode, I present a (brief) history of Zionism and cover Edward Said's preface and Introduction of "The Question of Palestine." Please consider donating to one of the following organizations: Palestinian Children's Relief Fund: https://pcr...
2024-Mar-26 • 13 minutes
The Social Contract | Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau | Keyword
In this episode, I explain Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau's views of the social contract. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignio...
2024-Mar-23 • 57 minutes
John Stuart Mill's "Utilitarianism"
In this episode, I cover John Stuart Mill's "Utilitarianism." If you want to support me, you can do so with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy TikTok:... @theoryphilosophy Insta: @theory_and_phil...
2024-Mar-16 • 40 minutes
John Locke's "Second Treatise of Government" (Part 2/2)
In this episode, I cover the second half of John Locke's "Second Treatise of Government." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy TikTok: @theoryphil...
2024-Mar-09 • 48 minutes
John Locke's "Second Treatise of Government" (Part 1/2)
In this episode, I cover the first half of John Locke's "Second Treatise of Government." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy TikTok:... @theoryphilo...
2024-Mar-07 • 22 minutes
Michel Foucault & The Age of Consent
In this episode, I unpack the infamous 1977 letter signed by many French intellectuals including Simone de Beauvoir, Gilles Deleuze, Michel Foucault, Félix Guattari, Jean-Francois Lyotard, and others critiquing France's consent laws. If you want to s...
2024-Mar-02 • 30 minutes
John Locke's "First Treatise of Government"
In this episode, I cover John Locke's "First Treatise of Government." Tune in next week for the much-more-important Second Treatise. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... pay...
2024-Feb-27 • 2 minutes
(New) Channel Introduction
We've seen a great increase in subscribers, so I thought it was time for a new channel intro :) If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @Dav...
2024-Feb-24 • 39 minutes
Thomas Hobbes' "Leviathan" (Part 5/5)
In this episode, I cover chapters 32-47 of Thomas Hobbes' "Leviathan." Episode 1: Ch. 1-9 Episode 2: Ch. 10-16 Episode 3: Ch. 17-23 Episode 4: Ch. 24-31 Episode 5: Ch. 32-47 If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https:...
2024-Feb-22 • 13 minutes
John Locke vs. Thomas Hobbes
In this episode, I recount the differences between John Locke's Second Treatise of Government and Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/th...
2024-Feb-17 • 42 minutes
Thomas Hobbes' "Leviathan" (Part 4 of 5)
In this episode, I cover chapters 24-31 of Thomas Hobbes' "Leviathan." Episode 1: Ch. 1-9 Episode 2: Ch. 10-16 ...
2024-Feb-10 • 40 minutes
Thomas Hobbes' "Leviathan (Part 3/5)
In this episode, I cover chapters 17-23 of Thomas Hobbes' "Leviathan." Episode 1: Ch. 1-9 Episode 2: Ch. 10-16 ...
2024-Feb-07 • 15 minutes
Socrates vs. Thrasymachus on Justice
In this episode, I recount Socrates and Thrasymachus' debate on Justice from Plato's The Republic. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @...
2024-Feb-03 • 41 minutes
Thomas Hobbes' "Leviathan" (Part 2/5)
In this episode, I cover chapters 10-16 of Thomas Hobbes' "Leviathan." Episode 1: Ch. 1-9 Episode 2: Ch. 10-16 ...
2024-Jan-31 • 10 minutes
What is Leviathan? | Thomas Hobbes | Keyword
In this episode, I explain Thomas Hobbes' notion of the Leviathan. 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_ph...
2024-Jan-27 • 46 minutes
Thomas Hobbes' "Leviathan" (Part 1/5)
In this episode, I begin my presentation of Thomas Hobbes' "Leviathan" by covering chapters 1-9. Episode 1: Ch. 1-9 Episode 2: Ch. 10-16 ...
2023-Dec-16 • 49 minutes
bell hooks’ ”Feminism is for Everybody” (Part 2/2)
In this episode, I cover the second half of bell hooks' "Feminism is for Everybody" (chs 9-19). If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @Da...
2023-Dec-14 • 17 minutes
The Philosophy of Chess
In this episode, I discuss Jean Baudrillard's essay on chess from Screened Out. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion Tikt...
2023-Dec-09 • 40 minutes
bell hooks’ ”Feminism is for Everybody” (Part 1/2)
In this episode, I cover chapters 1-8 of bell hooks' "Feminism is for Everybody." 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...
2023-Nov-29 • 20 minutes
Giorgio Agamben vs. Michel Foucault
In this episode, I introduce you to Agamben's issues with Foucault's notion of biopolitics. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGu...
2023-Nov-25 • 42 minutes
Martin Heidegger’s ”Being and Time” (Part 8/8)
In this episode, I cover chapters five and six from Part 2 of Martin Heidegger's "Being and Time." Episode Breakdown: Episode 1: (Introduction) Foreword and Chapter One Episode 2: (Introduction) Chapter Two Episode 3: (Part One) Chapters One and Two ...
2023-Nov-18 • 34 minutes
Martin Heidegger’s ”Being and Time” (Part 7/8)
In this episode, I cover chapters three and four from Part 2 of Martin Heidegger's "Being and Time." Episode Breakdown: Episode 1: (Introduction) Foreword and Chapter One Episode 2: (Introduction) Chapter Two Episode 3: (Part One) Chapters One and Tw...
2023-Nov-11 • 35 minutes
Martin Heidegger’s ”Being and Time” (Part 6/8)
In this episode, I cover chapters one and two from Part 2 of Martin Heidegger's "Being and Time." Episode Breakdown: Episode 1: (Introduction) Foreword and Chapter One Episode 2: (Introduction) Chapter Two Episode 3: (Part One) Chapters One and Two E...
2023-Nov-08 • 12 minutes
Foucault vs. Freud
In this episode, I explain Foucault's criticism of Freud in The History of Sexuality. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignio...
2023-Nov-04 • 44 minutes
Martin Heidegger’s ”Being and Time” (Part 5/8)
In this episode, I cover chapters five and six from part one of Heidegger's "Being and Time." Episode Breakdown: Episode 1: (Introduction) Foreword and Chapter One Episode 2: (Introduction) Chapter Two Episode 3: (Part One) Chapters One and Two Episo...
2023-Nov-01 • 10 minutes
Heidegger vs. Kant
In this episode, I explain Heidegger's critique of Kant in "Being and Time." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion Tiktok:...
2023-Oct-28 • 59 minutes
Martin Heidegger’s ”Being and Time” (Part 4/8)
In this episode, I cover chapters three and four from part one of "Being and Time." Episode Breakdown: Episode 1: (Introduction) Foreword and Chapter One Episode 2: (Introduction) Chapter Two Episode 3: (Part One) Chapters One and Two Episode 4: (Par...
2023-Oct-25 • 16 minutes
What is Dasein? | Martin Heidegger | Keyword
In this episode, I explain Heidegger' notion of "Dasein." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion Tiktok: @theoryphilosophy ...
2023-Oct-21 • 40 minutes
Martin Heidegger’s ”Being and Time” (Part 3/8)
In this episode, I begin my presentation of Martin Heidegger's "Being and Time" by covering chapters one and two from Part One. Episode Breakdown: Episode 1: (Introduction) Foreword and Chapter One Episode 2: (Introduction) Chapter Two Episode 3: (Pa...
2023-Oct-17 • 9 minutes
The Angel of History | Walter Benjamin | Keyword
In this episode, I explain Walter Benjamin's notion of the Angel of History. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion TikTok: ...
2023-Oct-14 • 45 minutes
Martin Heidegger’s ”Being and Time” (Part 2/8)
In this episode, I cover chapter two of the introduction to Martin Heidegger's "Being and Time." Episode Breakdown: Episode 1: (Introduction) Foreword and Chapter One Episode 2: (Introduction) Chapter Two Episode 3: (Part One) Chapters One and Two Ep...
2023-Oct-12 • 11 minutes
The Authoritarian Personality | Theodor Adorno et al. | Keyword
In this episode, I present Adorno et al.'s idea of the Authoritarian Personality. Shout out to Naomi from Muna and Gayotic podcast for reminding me of this term. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreo...
2023-Oct-07 • 40 minutes
Martin Heidegger’s ”Being and Time” (Part 1/8)
In this episode, I begin my presentation of Martin Heidegger's "Being & Time" by covering the foreword and chapter one from the introduction. Episode Breakdown: Episode 1: (Introduction) Foreword and Chapter One Episode 2: (Introduction) Chapter ...
2023-Sep-28 • 8 minutes
Base/Superstructure | Marxism | Keyword
In this episode, I explain the Marxist idea of the base/superstructure. 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_...
2023-Sep-19 • 10 minutes
Foucault, Industry, and the Church
In this episode, I explain the role of industry and the church on the treatment of madness and criminality. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy T......
2023-Sep-02 • 54 minutes
PhD Lecture
In this episode, I present my doctoral research and my public lecture for my defense. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignio...
2023-Aug-19 • 3 minutes
Big Announcement(s)!!!!
Some big changes ahead 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 Tiktok: @theoryphilosophy
2023-Aug-12 • 27 minutes
Sigmund Freud’s ”The Ego and the Id”
In this video, I explain Sigmund Freud's "The Ego and the Id." 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_p...
2023-Aug-10 • 9 minutes
What are the Id, Ego, and Super-Ego? | Sigmund Freud | Keyword
In this episode, I explain Freud's notion of the Id, Ego, and Super-Ego. 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...
2023-Aug-05 • 13 minutes
Thomas Nagel’s ”What Is It Like To Be a Bat?”
In this episode, I cover Thomas Nagel's "What Is It Like To Be a Bat?" 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_an...
2023-Aug-03 • 11 minutes
The Mind-Body Problem
In this episode, I describe the Mind-Body Problem. 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 Tiktok:...
2023-Jul-29 • 15 minutes
Angela Davis’ ”The Prison Industrial Complex”
In this episode, I present Angela Davis' "The Prison Industrial Complex." 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...
2023-Jul-27 • 14 minutes
Best Philosophy Books (According to me)
In this episode, I present the best philosophy books according to me lol. 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: @th...
2023-Jul-22 • 33 minutes
Guy Debord’s ”The Society of the Spectacle” (Part 2/2)
In this episode, I cover the second half of Guy Debord's "The Society of the Spectacle." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGu...
2023-Jul-20 • 12 minutes
Achille Mbembe vs. Michel Foucault
In this episode, I highlight the differences between Achille Mbembe's notion of necropolitics and Michel Foucault's notion of biopolitics. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilos......
2023-Jul-15 • 39 minutes
Guy Debord’s ”Society of Spectacle” (Part 1/2)
In this episode, I present the first half of Guy Debord's "The Society of Spectacle." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion...
2023-Jul-13 • 11 minutes
Jean Baudrillard vs. Guy Debord
In this episode, I present the differences between Jean Baudrillard and Guy Debord's views of the spectacle and simulation. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/th...
2023-Jul-08 • 63 minutes
Walter Benjamin’s ”The Concept of History”
In this episode, I cover Walter Benjamin's "The Concept of History." 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_a...
2023-Jul-06 • 9 minutes
Deleuze & Guattari vs. Marx
In this video, I explain Deleuze and Guattari's departure(s) from Marx. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Tiktok: @theoryphilosophy Twitter: @D...
2023-Jun-24 • 35 minutes
Baruch Spinoza’s ”Ethics” (Part 5/5)
In this episode, I cover part 5 of Spinoza's "Ethics." 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...
2023-Jun-17 • 50 minutes
Baruch Spinoza’s ”Ethics” (Part 4/5)
In this episode, I cover part 4 of Baruch Spinoza's "Ethics." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuignion TikTok: @theoryphilosop...
2023-Jun-10 • 58 minutes
Baruch Spinoza’s ”Ethics” (Part 3/5)
In this episode, I cover part 3 of Spinoza's "Ethics." 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 Ti...
2023-Jun-03 • 65 minutes
Baruch Spinoza’s ”Ethics” (Part 2/5)
In this episode, I cover Part 2: On the Nature and Origin of the Mind from Spinoza's "Ethics." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @Davi...
2023-May-27 • 52 minutes
Baruch Spinoza’s ”Ethics” (Part 1/5)
In this episode, I cover part 1 of Baruch Spinoza's "Ethics." 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...
2023-May-20 • 50 minutes
Baruch Spinoza’s ”On the Improvement of the Understanding”
In this episode, I cover Baruch Spinoza's "On the Improvement of the Understanding." This is an important introduction to Spinoza before starting his "Ethics" next week. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://ww...
2023-May-13 • 50 minutes
J. Jack Halberstam’s ”In a Queer Time and Place” (Part 4/4)
In this episode, I present chapters 6 and 7 of J. Jack Halberstam's "In a Queer Time and Place." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @Da...
2023-May-06 • 29 minutes
J. Jack Halberstam’s ”In a Queer Time and Place” (Part 3/4)
In this episode, I cover chapter 5 of J. Jack Halberstam's "In a Queer Time and Place." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuigni...
2023-Apr-29 • 45 minutes
J. Jack Halberstam’s ”In a Queer Time and Place” (Part 2/4)
In this episode, I cover chapters 3 and 4 of J. Jack Halberstam's "In a Queer Time and Place." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @Davi...
2023-Apr-22 • 44 minutes
J. Jack Halberstam’s ”In a Queer Time and Place” (Part 1/4)
In this episode, I begin my presentation of J. Jack Halberstam's "In a Queer Time and Place" covering chapters 1 and 2. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theory...
2023-Apr-18 • 15 minutes
Queer Temporalities | J. Jack Halberstam | Keyword
In this episode, I present J. Jack Halberstam's perspective of Queer Temporalities. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy TikTok: @theoryphilosophy...
2023-Apr-15 • 38 minutes
Michel Foucault’s ”The Punitive Society” (Part 4/4)
In this episode, I conclude my presentation of Michel Foucault's "The Punitive Society" covering chapters 10, 11, 12, 13, and the course summary. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandp...
2023-Apr-08 • 39 minutes
Michel Foucault’s ”The Punitive Society” (Part 3/4)
In this episode, I cover chapters 7, 8, and 9 on Michel Foucault's "The Punitive Society." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy TikTok: @theoryphi...
2023-Apr-01 • 43 minutes
Michel Foucault’s ”The Punitive Society” (Part 2/4)
In this episode, I cover chapters 4,5,6 of Michel Foucault's "The Punitive Society." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy TikTok: @theoryphilosoph...
2023-Mar-29 • 17 minutes
Judith Butler vs. Michel Foucault
In this episode, I describe the similarities and differences between Butler and Foucault's understanding of sexuality's relationship to centers of power. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/th...
2023-Mar-25 • 46 minutes
Michel Foucault’s ”The Punitive Society” (Part 1/4)
In this episode, I present the third series of lectures from Michel Foucault's time at the Collège de France titled, "The Punitive Society." This episode covers chapters 1, 2, and 3. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreo...
2023-Mar-18 • 43 minutes
Angela Davis’ ”Women, Race, & Class” (Part 3/3)
In this episode, I cover chapters 10-13 of Angela Davis' "Women, Race, & Class" If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion I...
2023-Mar-11 • 36 minutes
Angela Davis’ ”Women, Race, & Class” (Part 2/3)
In this episode, I cover chapters 4-9 of Angela Davis' "Women, Race, & Class." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy ... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion I...
2023-Mar-04 • 40 minutes
Angela Davis’ ”Women, Race, & Class” (Part 1/3)
In this episode, I cover chapters 1,2, and 3 of Angela Davis' "Women, Race, & Class." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion...
2023-Mar-01 • 11 minutes
Immanuel Kant vs. René Descartes
In this episode, I present Immanuel Kant's issues with René Descartes' idealism. If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion ...
2023-Feb-25 • 29 minutes
Francis Fukuyama’s ”The End of History?”
In this episode, I present Francis Fukuyama's "The End of History?" 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_p...
2023-Feb-18 • 52 minutes
Michel Foucault’s ”Penal Theories and Institutions” (Part 2/2)
In this episode, I cover the second half of the second volume of lectures from Foucault's time at Le Collège de France titled, "Penal Theories and Institutions." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patr...
2023-Feb-11 • 45 minutes
Michel Foucault’s ”Penal Theories and Institutions” (Part 1/2)
In this episode, I cover the first half of the second volume of lectures from Foucault's time at Le Collège de France titled, "Penal Theories and Institutions." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patre...
2023-Feb-04 • 16 minutes
Félix Guattari’s ”Becoming-Woman”
In this episode, I present Félix Guattari's "Becoming-Woman." 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_philoso...
2023-Feb-01 • 10 minutes
Bechdel Test | Alison Bechdel | Keyword
In this episode, I explain Alison Bechdel's idea of the Bechdel-Wallace Test. Bechdel test site: https://bechdeltest.com/?list=all If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy payp......
2023-Jan-28 • 40 minutes
Michel Foucault’s ”Lectures on the Will to Know” (Part 4/4)
In this episode, I present weeks 9, 10, 11, and 12, plus the lecture on Oedipal knowledge to wrap up the "Lectures on the Will to Know." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy......
2023-Jan-26 • 10 minutes
I Think, Therefore I am | René Descartes | Keyword
In this episode, I explain what Descartes means by "I think, therefore I am." 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: @th...
2023-Jan-21 • 50 minutes
Michel Foucault’s ”Lectures on the Will to Know” (Part 3/4)
In this episode, I cover weeks 5, 6, 7, 8 of Michel Foucault's "Lectures on the Will to Know." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @Davi...
2023-Jan-18 • 22 minutes
The Transcendental Aesthetic | Immanuel Kant | Keyword
In this episode, I explain Immanuel Kant's notion of the Transcendental Aesthetic from the 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/theoryph...
2023-Jan-14 • 40 minutes
Michel Foucault’s ”Lectures on the Will to Know” (Part 2/4)
In this episode, I cover Weeks 13, 3, and 4, from the "Lectures on the Will to Know." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuign...
2023-Jan-11 • 25 minutes
Arendt vs. Marx
In this episode, I describe Hannah Arendt's (poor) criticisms of 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: @theor...
2023-Jan-07 • 39 minutes
Michel Foucault’s ”Lectures on the Will to Know” (Part 1/4)
In this episode, I cover Weeks One and Two of Michel Foucault's first Lectures at the Collège de France titled, "Lectures on the Will to Know" If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandph...
2022-Dec-17 • 23 minutes
Richard Hofstadter’s ”The Paranoid Style of American Politics”
In this episode, I cover Richard Hofstadter's "The Paranoid Style of American Politics" If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter:... @DavidGuigni...
2022-Dec-14 • 11 minutes
Karl Marx, Conspiracy Theorist
In this episode, I address the charge that Karl Marx is a conspiracy theorist. 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: @t...
2022-Dec-10 • 10 minutes
Karl Popper’s ”The Conspiracy Theory of Society”
In this episode, I cover Karl Popper's short, yet important essay titled, "The Conspiracy Theory of Society." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy......
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: @D...
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: @...
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 ...
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 su...
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/dona...
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:...
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: ...
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 I...
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: @DavidGui...
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:... @D...
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: @DavidGu...
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/theoryphilos...
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 sup...
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:...
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:... @DavidGuigni...
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_chan......
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: @DavidGu...
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: @t...
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:... @DavidGuigni...
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:... @DavidGuig...
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: @DavidGuig...
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_phi...
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...
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... Twi...
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_a...
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: @DavidG...
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_phi...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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 (Ch...
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...
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...
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...
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:...
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 (...
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: @theor...
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 ...
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: @DavidG...
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: @th...
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_an...
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/t...
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_an...
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:...
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 Twit......
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: ...
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...
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/theoryandphil...
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_...
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/theoryandphiloso......
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/theoryph...
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......
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...
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: @Da...
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: @th...
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: @David...
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: @theo...
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... pay...
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_Femini......
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_an...
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...
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_an...
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 throug...
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:... @DavidGuigni...
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 ...
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: @DavidGui...
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....
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 tha...
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_phi...
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_an...
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: @t...
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...
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: @theo...
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_ph...
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: @DavidGuignio...
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/t...
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: @DavidGuigni...
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...
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_an...
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 ... ...
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_p...
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_phil...
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_a...
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: Patre...
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:...
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: @Dav...
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/theoryandphi...
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:... @DavidGui...
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_p...
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: @...
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: @th...
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/theoryandp...
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: @theor...
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... p...
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: @t...
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/theoryandphi...
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: ...
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... paypa...
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...
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.co...
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/theoryandphilosop......
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: @...
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/t...
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.pa...
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.pat...
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 ...
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: @D...
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: @th...
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/theoryphilos......
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/theoryphiloso......
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 Twitte...
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_philo...
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: @Da...
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: ...
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_an...
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:...
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_a...
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 ​... ...
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:... @DavidGuigni...
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 y...
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...
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 supp...
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_philo...
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...
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: @DavidGuigni...
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: @t...
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 ...
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......
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/t...
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: @Dav...
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/theo...
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_a...
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....
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 ...
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. ...
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_ph...
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.c...
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/......
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....
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/theoryan...
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://w...
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. P...
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: ht...
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...
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/the...
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 ...
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...
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: ...
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/theor...
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.pat...
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_philo...
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...
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.p...
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 i...
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.patreo...
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....
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 I...
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...
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.pa...
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 Mo...
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: Patreo...
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: ...
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_phil...
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 poss...
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/theoryphilosoph...
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 judgmen...
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 ...
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, P...
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 Deep...
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 ...
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 Sp...
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 ...
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://mediu...
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 Sur...
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 Sur...
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...
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 P...
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 v...
2020-Jun-27 • 1 minutes
Introduction to Theory & Philosophy
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Paypal: paypal.me/theoryphilosophy ID: @theory_and_...
2020-Jun-27 • 31 minutes
Walter Benjamin's "Critique of Violence"
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2020-Jun-20 • 21 minutes
Herbert Marcuse's "Repressive Tolerance"
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2020-Jun-13 • 14 minutes
Mao Zedong's "Dialectical Materialism"
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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 burden...
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 revolut...
2020-May-23 • 60 minutes
Mark Fisher's "Capitalist Realism"
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy... Paypal: paypal.me/theoryphilosophy IG: @theory_and_philosop...
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 atte...
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 ...
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 pres...
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_philosoph...
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 ...
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 follo...
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 dea...
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...
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 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 "Undoi...
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 thi...
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 th...
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 ...
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 "Na...
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." ...
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-chapt...
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 tac...
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 de...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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...
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 ju...
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 main...
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--wh...
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 exp...
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...
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...
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 con...
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 ...
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...
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 tran...
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... 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 Greek...
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 ...
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 speci...
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,...
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 assum...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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,"...
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 ...
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 disagreein...
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 underg...
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...
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 Oedipu...
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...
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 op...
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...
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 context...
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. T...
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...
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 chal...
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 ...
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 the...
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 deterritor...
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 tr...
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 justif...
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 cons...
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 emerg...
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 a...
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 num...
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 ...
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 espous...
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 t...
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...
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 simulat...
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 ...
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 depr...
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 ca...
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' me...
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 a...
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 main...
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 criti...
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 g...
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...
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 plate...
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 ...
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 pert...
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...
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 reco...
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 st...
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 Baudrillar...
2019-Sep-20 • 57 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "Symbolic Exchange & Death" (Part 3/3)
Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/theoryan... 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 mu...
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 h...
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 ...
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 emp...
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 emph...
2019-Sep-20 • 55 minutes
Jean Baudrillard's "Symbolic Exchange & Death" (Part 2/3)
Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/theoryan... 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' ...
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 ...
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 affor...
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 th...
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 h...
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...
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 ...