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)

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What Should We Do with Our Brains? From Cognitive Science to Psychoanalysis

YouTube video here: What Should We Do with Our Brains?  From Cognitive Science to Psychoanalysis I am preparing an upcoming workshop on the topic of thought and how we should relate to thought in the modern world. How should we act today? How should we educate today? How should we relate to others today? What … Continue reading What Should We Do with Our Brains? From Cognitive Science to Psychoanalysis

The God Delusion: Towards a Materialist Atheist Synthesis

YouTube video here: The God Delusion: Towards a Materialist Atheist Synthesis I this [article] I want to both introduce you to an interesting tension in modern philosophical theory and also introduce you to a potentially interesting new way to approach this tension. The tension I am speaking about is the tension of the existence or … Continue reading The God Delusion: Towards a Materialist Atheist Synthesis

Jacques Lacan and the Imaginary-Symbolic-Real

Video: Jacques Lacan and the Imaginary-Symbolic-Real In this [essay] I want to introduce you to psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan’s concept of the triadic structure of the mind under the notions of the imaginary-symbolic-real formula. However, I not only want to introduce you to this concept, I also want to attempt to convince you that the geometrical … Continue reading Jacques Lacan and the Imaginary-Symbolic-Real