Works

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)

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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

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

Chapter 1 – Vacillating the Semblances

YouTube video here: Chapter 1 - Vacillating the Semblances In this second lecture of Less Than Nothing, we are starting the first chapter, which is the first of three chapters in Part 1 — The Drink Before, and entitled “Vacillating the Semblances”. In Vacillating the Semblances we are going to be focused mostly on what … Continue reading Chapter 1 – Vacillating the Semblances