9th Annual Castoriadis in the Antipodes Conference, Melbourne 2016

‘Postscripts from the Antipodes’ 28th of November 2016 City Campus, La Trobe University 360 Collins Street, Melbourne. The Thesis Eleven Centre for Cultural Sociology, Department of Social Inquiry, La Trobe University invites you to the 9th annual conference of the Castoriadis in the Antipodes Network. The Castoriadis in the Antipodes conference encourages an encounter of…

Issue 133, April 2016

Politics of Critique and the Critique of Politics Articles: Habermas on the European crisis: Attempting the impossible Volker M. Heins Abstract: Based on a critical reading of Jürgen Habermas’s journalistic writings on the European Union, the article argues that Europe’s current crisis is also a crisis of its narratives, and hence a crisis of meaning. The…

Issue 126, February 2015

György Márkus: Antinomies of Modernity Introduction: György Márkus at 80 David Roberts Articles: Philosophy in the times of late modernity: Reflections on György Márkus’s Culture, Science, Society János Kis Abstract: It is a central claim of György Márkus’s philosophy of (modern) culture that the Enlightenment project ended up in deep, apparently irresolvable antinomies. But, unlike…

Issue 119, December 2013

This issue brings together several essays in different fields of inquiry, from German Idealism to biopolitics. While they may appear to be disparate in their focus, the themes of autonomy, freedom, and identity nevertheless emerge as a common basic problematic. Rundell ventures into the arcane world of Fichte’s Science of Knowledge to plumb its depths…

Friday 4 October 2013

Thesis Eleven Centre Postgraduate/Staff Masterclass Dominique Bouchet University of Southern Denmark Consuming Ourselves to Death – The Ethics and Myth of Our Time What is the status of utility and consumption in modernity and postmodernity? I see trans- or postmodernity as a phase of modernity. The modern project of autonomy was, from the start, blurred…