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SEX OR GENDER? (1) Chapter 3 – Contradictions That Matter (Part 1)

YouTube: SEX OR GENDER? (1) Contradictions That Matter (Part 1) Welcome to Lecture 8 of Alenka Zupančič’s What Is Sex? In this lecture we will be starting a new chapter, Chapter 3 — Contradictions That Matter. In this lecture we will be focused on the nature of the contemporary conversation about gender and sexuality. The … Continue reading SEX OR GENDER? (1) Chapter 3 – Contradictions That Matter (Part 1)

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KING. Interlude 3 – King, Rabble, War… and Sex (Part 1)

YouTube: KING.  King, Rabble, War... and Sex (Part 1) Welcome to Lecture 19 of Less Than Nothing focused on Part 1 of Interlude 3 — King, Rabble, War… and Sex. In this lecture we will be mostly focusing on the symbolic function of the King in relationship to social substance and the paradoxes of contingent … Continue reading KING. Interlude 3 – King, Rabble, War… and Sex (Part 1)

THE ANIMAL THAT I AM. Chapter 6 – Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 7)

YouTube: THE ANIMAL THAT I AM.  Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 7) Welcome to lecture 18 of Less Than Nothing focused on Part 7 of Chapter 6 — Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject. In this lecture we conclude the chapter by focusing on the philosophical conception of the … Continue reading THE ANIMAL THAT I AM. Chapter 6 – Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 7)

IDEA’S CONSTIPATION (2). Chapter 6 – Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 6)

YouTube: IDEA'S CONSTIPATION (2).  Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 6) Welcome to Lecture 17 of Less Than Nothing focused on Part 6 of Chapter 6 — Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject. In this lecture we continue to explore the elementary mechanics of the Hegelian dialectic in the process … Continue reading IDEA’S CONSTIPATION (2). Chapter 6 – Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 6)

INVISIBLE HANDJOB. Chapter 2 – …And Even Stranger Out There (Part 3)

YouTube: INVISIBLE HANDJOB. ...And Even Stranger Out There (Part 3) Welcome to Lecture 7 of Alenka Zupančič’s What Is Sex? In this lecture we will be concluding Chapter 2 …And Even Stranger Out There which broadly focuses on issues of capitalist dynamics in the context of the non-relation. We start with the extraordinarily witty and … Continue reading INVISIBLE HANDJOB. Chapter 2 – …And Even Stranger Out There (Part 3)

IDEA’S CONSTIPATION (1). Chapter 6 – Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 5)

YouTube: IDEA'S CONSTIPATION (1).  Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 5) Welcome to Lecture 16 of Less Than Nothing focused on Part 5 of Chapter 6 — Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject. In this lecture we introduce you to the elementary mechanics of the Hegelian dialectic in the process … Continue reading IDEA’S CONSTIPATION (1). Chapter 6 – Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 5)

First Summer School Program (The Montparnasse Initiative: School of Thinking)

The following is a summary of the first summer school program initiated by The Montparnasse Initiative: School of Thinking. This summer school program was held between July 12th and July 18th 2018 in Paris, France and hosted by the Center for Research and Interdisciplinary (CRI). The main aim of the summer school program was to … Continue reading First Summer School Program (The Montparnasse Initiative: School of Thinking)

ANTI-SEXUS. Chapter 2 – …And Even Stranger Out There (Part 2)

YouTube video: ANTI-SEXUS.  ...And Even Stranger Out There (Part 2) Welcome to Lecture 6 of Alenka Zupančič’s What Is Sex? In this lecture we will be covering Part 2 of Chapter 2 titled “The Anti-Sexus”. In this subsection we will be exploring a particular way in which the modern mind confronts sexuality as a problem … Continue reading ANTI-SEXUS. Chapter 2 – …And Even Stranger Out There (Part 2)

ABSOLUTE KNOWING. Chapter 6 – Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 4)

YouTube: ABSOLUTE KNOWING. Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 4) Welcome to Lecture 15 of Slavoj Žižek’s Less Than Nothing.  In this lecture we will be covering subsection 4 of Chapter 6: Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject.  The focus of this lecture will be on the knowledge of the … Continue reading ABSOLUTE KNOWING. Chapter 6 – Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 4)