Chapter 6 – Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 1)

YouTube video here: Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 1) Welcome to Lecture 12 of Slavoj Žižek’s Less Than Nothing.  After taking a break with the Interlude on Madness and historical cogito we are now going to focus on the nature of the Absolute in as rational a form as we can … Continue reading Chapter 6 – Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 1)

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Interlude 2 – Cogito in the History of Madness

YouTube video here: Interlude 2 - Cogito in the History of Madness Welcome to Lecture 11 of Less Than Nothing: Interlude 2 — Cogito in the History of Madness. In this lecture we will be diving into a very crucial dimension of Less Than Nothing, with the engagement with the structure of post-modern philosophical discourse … Continue reading Interlude 2 – Cogito in the History of Madness

Chapter 5 – Parataxis; Figures of the Dialectical Process (Part 2)

YouTube video here: Parataxis: Figures of the Dialectical Process (Part 2) Welcome to Lecture 10 of Less Than Nothing. In this lecture series we will be covering Chapter 5 - Parataxis; Figures of the Dialectical Process (Part 2). In Part 1 we attempted to dive into the idealist universe structured around an ontology of freedom, … Continue reading Chapter 5 – Parataxis; Figures of the Dialectical Process (Part 2)

Chapter 5 – Parataxis; Figures of the Dialectical Process (Part 1)

YouTube video here: Parataxis; Figures of the Dialectical Process (Part 1) Welcome to Lecture 9 of Less Than Nothing focused on Chapter 5 - Parataxis: Figures of the Dialectical Process. In this video we will be again splitting a chapter into two parts in order to cover this book in all of its incredible depth. … Continue reading Chapter 5 – Parataxis; Figures of the Dialectical Process (Part 1)

Interlude 1 – Marx as a Reader of Hegel, Hegel as a Reader of Marx

YouTube video here: Marx as a Reader of Hegel, Hegel as a Reader of Marx Welcome to Lecture 8 of Less Than Nothing. In this lecture we are going to be able to cover the entirety of the content in one [transcript], since we are dealing with the first interlude in Part 2 of the … Continue reading Interlude 1 – Marx as a Reader of Hegel, Hegel as a Reader of Marx

Chapter 4 – Is It Still Possible to be a Hegelian Today? (Part 2)

  YouTube video here: Is It Still Possible to be a Hegelian Today (Part 2) Welcome to Lecture 7 of Less Than Nothing. In this lecture we will be covering Part 2 of Chapter 4: Is It Still Possible to be a Hegelian Today? In this section of Chapter 4 we will be radically shifting … Continue reading Chapter 4 – Is It Still Possible to be a Hegelian Today? (Part 2)

Chapter 4 – Is It Still Possible to be a Hegelian Today? (Part 1)

YouTube video here: Chapter 4 - Is It Still Possible to be a Hegelian Today? (Part 1) Welcome to Lecture 6 of Less Than Nothing. In this episode we will be diving head first into the Hegelian thing-in-itself: "Is It Still Possible to be a Hegelian Today?" As in the last chapter, where we separate … Continue reading Chapter 4 – Is It Still Possible to be a Hegelian Today? (Part 1)

Chapter 3 – Fichte’s Choice (Part 2)

YouTube Video Here: Chapter 3 - Fichte's Choice (Part 2) Welcome to Lecture 5 of Less Than Nothing: Fichte’s Choice (Part 2) (Part 1: here). In this [transcript] we cover the second half of Chapter 3 focusing on how we can connect Fichte’s subjectivist life-mind philosophy with contemporary theories. To be specific, if the focus … Continue reading Chapter 3 – Fichte’s Choice (Part 2)

Chapter 3 – Fichte’s Choice (Part 1)

YouTube video here: Chapter 3 - Fichte's Choice Welcome to Lecture 4 and Chapter 3 (Part 1) in Less Than Nothing titled “Fichte’s Choice”. In this episode we will be approaching the second figure in the quartet of German Idealism: Johann Fichte. Fichte represents a break with the Kantian metaphysical tradition, a break represented in a … Continue reading Chapter 3 – Fichte’s Choice (Part 1)

Chapter 2 – Where There Is Nothing, Read That I Love You

YouTube video here: Chapter 2 -- Where There Is Nothing, Read That I Love You Welcome back for another dive into Slavoj Žižek’s Less Than Nothing. Here in lecture 3 we approach Chapter 2, entitled “Where There Is Nothing, Read That I Love You” which is an ode to the structure of Christian tragedy and … Continue reading Chapter 2 – Where There Is Nothing, Read That I Love You