Daniele Lorenzini – Frantz Fanon and the Harm of Racism
Marcus Willaschek – Wäre ein ewiges Leben wünschenswert? Gedanken über den Wert von Tod und Unsterblichkeit
Talk followed by a discussion and a wine reception
Andrew Norris — On the First Person: Kierkegaard/Cavell
Sabina Vaccarino Bremner – Marxian Alienation as Hypostasization
In her lecture, Bremner shows that the paradigm form of alienation for Marx is not the alienation of labor, but a radicalized form of conceptual abstraction that serves, on Marx’s analysis in Capital, as a transcendental condition of possibility for the capitalist economic form. She analyzes Marx’s critique of this condition by comparing it to Rousseau’s […]
Terry Pinkard: Life, Logic, Practice – The Remnants of Naturalized Left-Hegelianism
Zhang Shuangli: HEGELIAN MARXISM OR MARXIST HEGELIANISM? RETHINKING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MARX AND HEGEL
In her CPKP talk, Zhang Shuangli will explore the interrelation of Hegelian Marxism and Marxist Hegelianism. Regarding “Hegelian Marxism”, she will start from the reconstruction of Georg Lukacs’ articulation of Hegelian Marxism in History and Class Consciousness, and then investigate as to how this framework has been differently adapted by German critical theorists (especially Horkheimer, […]
Anton Ford: The Question What to Do?
CPKP Talk by our Senior Humboldt Fellow Anton Ford (University of Chicago), followed by a wine reception.
Revolution and Liberation: Gunnar Hindrichs und Christoph Menke in Conversation
We live in a time of past revolutions and failed attempts at liberation. At the same time – or precisely because of this – the concepts of liberation and revolution retain a political potential for our present. But how exactly are we to understand the relationship between revolution and liberation? Can true liberation be realized […]
Robert Pippin: Phenomenology and Logic of Life
Heidegger and Hegel
What is at stake in the contrast between a phenomenological approach to the living being and a “logical” approach? In this lecture, Robert Pippin will defend Heidegger’s claim that Hegel leaves unexplained the original availability of the living/nonliving distinction in human experience.