‪http://www.egs.edu/ Slavoj Žižek, philosopher and author, talking about melancholy as the loss of the object cause of desire. In this lecture Slavoj Žižek discusses the zero level of dialectics, the death of God, Christianity, the symbolic order and the Freudian distinction between mourning and melancholy in relationship to Jacques Lacan, Karl Marx, Alenka Zupančič, Mladen […]

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This is a video in my new Core Concepts series — designed to provide students and lifelong learners a brief discussion focused on one main concept from a classic philosophical text and thinker. This video focuses on Plato’s dialogue, The Apology, and examines Socrates discussions of death, judgement, right and wrong, and why he does […]

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Summary and analysis of Book 3 of Plato’s Republic. The Myth of the Metals or The Noble Lie. Book 4 Summary and Analysis: https://youtu.be/UbIbRyATC7k My blog: orwell1627.wordpress.com Please help support this channel: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=NENKLMFE999KW Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Rugged-Pyrrhus/300243570165822

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The Phaedo is a Platonic dialogue that relates the conversation between Socrates and his friends on the day of his execution. Given the circumstances, the conversation naturally turns to questions concerning death, the soul, and the afterlife. My blog: http://www.gbwwblog.wordpress.com Please help support this channel: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=NENKLMFE999KW Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Rugged-Pyrrhus/300243570165822 Summary and analysis of […]

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Join Wisecrack! ►► http://bit.ly/1y8Veir Vote Yes! ►►http://bit.ly/1LRDhQp Vote No! ►►http://bit.ly/1gifFYg Watch the Philosophy of Bioshock! ►► http://bit.ly/1h30jqJ Press Start for “Is Boredom Worse than Death?” by 8-Bit Philosophy, where classic video games introduce famous thinkers, problems, and concepts with quotes, teachings, and more. Episode 34: Is Boredom Worse than Death? More 8-Bit Philosophy: Is Capitalism […]

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BBC Radio 3, Night Waves. Noam Chomsky came to prominence in the 1950s for his work in linguistics and the philosophy of language. But in the 1960s he became a vocal opponent of the US war in Vietnam, and he’s been one of the leading critics of US foreign policy ever since. In London to […]

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Some of his books on politics are: (1997) Objectivity and Liberal Scholarship. Detroit: Red & Black. ISBN 978-0-93486-833-4. (1997) The Cold War and the University. Co-authored with Ira Katznelson, Richard Lewontin, David Montgomery, Laura Nader, Richard Ohmann, Ray Siever, Immanuel Wallerstein, Howard Zinn. ISBN 1-56584-005-4. (1997, 2002). Media Control: The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda. Seven […]

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Speaking at Pace University in New York on March 21st, 2010 addressing more than a thousand people at the Left Forum

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