SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS: HEGEL’S PHENOMENOLOGY OF SPIRIT

YouTube: SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS.  Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit.  (Playlist) Patreon: Exclusive Personal Reflection Welcome to the fourth lecture covering Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit.  In this lecture we are going to be covering the chapter titled "Self-Consciousness".  Of course this chapter has already presupposed a working through of consciousness.  We worked through consciousness as sensual immediacy to logical … Continue reading SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS: HEGEL’S PHENOMENOLOGY OF SPIRIT

REALISM IN PSYCHOANALYSIS. CHAPTER 4 – OBJECT-DISORIENTED ONTOLOGY (PART 1)

YouTube: REALISM IN PSYCHOANALYSIS.  Object-Disoriented Ontology (Part 1). (Series Playlist). Welcome to Lecture 13 of Alenka Zupančič’s What Is Sex?. In this lecture we will be focused on Part 1 of Chapter 4 — Object-Disoriented Ontology.  In this subsection titled “Realism in Psychoanalysis” we will be exploring the concept of reality as it appears in … Continue reading REALISM IN PSYCHOANALYSIS. CHAPTER 4 – OBJECT-DISORIENTED ONTOLOGY (PART 1)

SUBLATION AND REPETITION. CHAPTER 7 – THE LIMITS OF HEGEL (PART 5)

YouTube: Sublation and Repetition.  Žižek's Less Than Nothing: Chp. 7. Pt. 5. (Series Playlist) Welcome to Lecture 25 of Slavoj Žižek's Less Than Nothing focused Part 5 of Chapter 7 - The Limits of Hegel.  This subsection is actually titled "Aufhebung and Repetition" where "Aufhebung" is German for "Sublation", a central concept in Hegelian philosophy. … Continue reading SUBLATION AND REPETITION. CHAPTER 7 – THE LIMITS OF HEGEL (PART 5)

THE FORMAL ASPECT. CHAPTER 7 – THE LIMITS OF HEGEL (PART 4)

YouTube: The Formal Aspect. Zizek's Less Than Nothing: Chp. 7, Pt. 4. This subsection is entitled “The Formal Aspect”. Here we attempt to elucidate the limits of Hegel’s philosophical system as it comes into contact with notions of Deleuzian repetition and the Freudian unconscious. Here Žižek is first concerned with emphasising the way in which … Continue reading THE FORMAL ASPECT. CHAPTER 7 – THE LIMITS OF HEGEL (PART 4)

JE TE M’ATHÈME… MOI NON PLUS. CHAPTER 3 – CONTRADICTIONS THAT MATTER (PART 4)

YouTube: JE TE M’ATHÈME… MOI NON PLUS.  Contradictions That Matter (Part 4).  (Series Playlist) Welcome to Lecture 11 of Alenka Zupančič's What Is Sex? focused on Part 4 of Chapter 3 Contradictions That Matter.  This subsection is titled "Je Te M’athème… Moi Non Plus".  Zupančič starts this subsection by analysing a dialogue between Alain Badiou … Continue reading JE TE M’ATHÈME… MOI NON PLUS. CHAPTER 3 – CONTRADICTIONS THAT MATTER (PART 4)

SELF-RELATING NEGATION. CHAPTER 7 – THE LIMITS OF HEGEL (PART 3)

YouTube: SELF-RELATING NEGATIVITY.  The Limits of Hegel (Part 3) (SERIES PLAYLIST) Welcome to Lecture 23 of Slavoj Žižek's Less Than Nothing focused on subsection 3 titled "Varieties of Self-Relating Negation" (in the book) in Chapter 7 - The Limits of Hegel.  This is a very complex subsection and a very technical subsection.  I hope some of … Continue reading SELF-RELATING NEGATION. CHAPTER 7 – THE LIMITS OF HEGEL (PART 3)

CONSCIOUSNESS: HEGEL’S PHENOMENOLOGY OF SPIRIT

YouTube: CONSCIOUSNESS - Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit Welcome to Lecture 3 of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit.  This lecture will be focused on the chapter on Consciousness (A.), and the different relationships that consciousness can have with the world. As is typical with Hegelian philosophy the section is divided triadically.  There are three different ways in … Continue reading CONSCIOUSNESS: HEGEL’S PHENOMENOLOGY OF SPIRIT

Sex and the Failed Absolute (Žižek Lecture Overview)

YouTube: Sex and the Failed Absolute Last week I had a chance to attend a Masterclass at Birkbeck, University of London presented by Slavoj Žižek titled "Sex and the Failed Absolute".  In this work I want to give an overview of the core information presented at that lecture and hopefully give my own interpretation which … Continue reading Sex and the Failed Absolute (Žižek Lecture Overview)

SEXUAL DIVISION, A PROBLEM IN ONTOLOGY. CHAPTER 3 – CONTRADICTIONS THAT MATTER (PART 3)

YouTube: SEXUAL DIVISION. Contradictions That Matter (Part 3) Welcome to Lecture 10 of Alenka Zupančič's What Is Sex?  In this lecture we will be covering Part 2 of Chapter 3 - Contradictions That Matter.  The title of the subsection is "Sexual Division, A Problem in Ontology".  We will be covering the paradoxes of the being … Continue reading SEXUAL DIVISION, A PROBLEM IN ONTOLOGY. CHAPTER 3 – CONTRADICTIONS THAT MATTER (PART 3)

INTRODUCTION: HEGEL’S PHENOMENOLOGY OF SPIRIT

YouTube: INTRODUCTION - Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit Welcome to the second lecture on Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit.  In this lecture we will be covering the Introduction of the work.  In the previous lecture I covered the Foreword which did not get into Hegel's own writing, but with this work we will be diving into Hegel's … Continue reading INTRODUCTION: HEGEL’S PHENOMENOLOGY OF SPIRIT