Another feminist philosophy position

Fast on the tail of a feminist philosophy position at Memorial New Foundland University, comes another one – on the other side of the world – in Tasmania (an island of the south end of Australia, if you don’t know it.). Nice part of the world… Lectureship (continuing) in Feminist Philosophy, University of Tasmania AOS:… Continue reading Another feminist philosophy position


I’m reading Honneth’s little book on Reification, his Tanner lectures from 2008. What began as a light skim through has gained interest for me. In particular, the transition between the logical level of the ’empathic’ engagement with the world (Heidegger, Dewey), and the empirical genesis from the point of view of developmental psychology – expressed… Continue reading Reification

Biological and social realities: Ferguson

From Savage Minds: Closet Racism in Anthropology… (I’m sure Philosophy is not innocent here either). We are taught that “race is a myth,” and therefore it follows that race cannot be implicated in the issues that they were happy to identify as “structural” or “systemic.” They just weren’t willing to take the next step and… Continue reading Biological and social realities: Ferguson

Hegel, Heidegger, Derrida and Deleuze on the subject

I stumbled across this new book in UNSW’s bookshop last week: Simon Lumsden’s Self-Consciousness and the Critique of the Subject. Simon is a well-known Sydney philosopher, and a specialist on Hegel. It will be good to read a detailed account of the hegelian inheritance of the latter three thinkers, and the points that gel, beyond the rhetoric.… Continue reading Hegel, Heidegger, Derrida and Deleuze on the subject