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Simon Morgan Wortham – Realism and psychosis

To what extent is post-Kantian thought in pain? In what ways is such ‘pain’ prolonged in philosophies that seek a radical departure from Kant? For instance, in seeking an exit from the subjective representation of objects (for Lyotard, the source of Kant’s ‘pain’)? Does speculative materialism risk a certain lapse into a psychotic state that—as both Lacan and Kristeva suggest—may be arrested only through the onset of phobia?

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Werner Hamacher – TÒ AUTÓ , THE SAME, – – (Celan with Parmenides and Heidegger)

Event Date: 30 September 2014 Royal College of Art Humanities Seminar Room 1 2nd Floor, Stevens Building, 2-6 Jay Mews, London, SW7 2EP The London Graduate School and the Royal College of Art present: Professor Werner Hamacher (University of Frankfurt) –  TÒ AUTÓ , THE SAME, – – (Celan with Parmenides and Heidegger) Werner Hamacher is Emmanuel Levinas Chair at …

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A Symposium on Resistance

                                                                                              Event Date: 8 November 2013Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building,Central Saint Martins,London N1C 4AA …

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Paul de Man – The Messenger Lectures (1983)

Paul de Man – The Messenger Lectures (1983) The Messenger Lectures are a prestigious series of talks given by leading scholars and public figures at Cornell University. They were founded in 1924 by a gift from Hiram Messenger and are regarded as one of the most important of Cornell’s extracurricular activities. There were initially “twelve lectures per year, delivered by …

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Gil Anidjar – On the Christian Question (Marx, Nietzsche, Freud)

Event Date: 28 October 2013 Swedenborg Hall20-21 Bloomsbury Way,London, WC1A 2TH The London Graduate School presents: Professor Gil Anidjar (Columbia University) – On the Christian Question (Marx, Nietzsche, Freud) Of all the infamous questions Europe has raised for itself, if not for the other, the Christian question has yet to gain adequate notoriety. It is as if age-old hesitations (are …

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Media After Kittler

Event Date: 9 October 2013 Bolivar HallVenezuelan Embassy54 Grafton Way, London WC1 The London Graduate School presents: Media After Kittler   Media determine our situation. F. A. Kittler (1999), Gramophone, Film, Typewriter Two years after Kittler’s death, at a time when subjects like media studies are under fire by neo-liberal governments across the West and seen as ‘luxury’ disciplines not …

Robert Bernasconi – Kant and the Hottentots

  Event Date: 5–6 September 2013 Kingston University Penrhyn Road Campus, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE   The Society for European Philosophy/Forum for European Philosophy present: Joint Annual Conference for 2013  hosted by the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University London The SEP/FEP conference is the largest annual event in Europe that aims to bring together …

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Peter Hallward – Vitalism or Voluntarism?

Event Date: 30 May 2013 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins present: Professor Peter Hallward (Kingston) – Vitalism or Voluntarism? Over much of the modern period, social criticism has been associated …

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Scott Wilson – Lars von Trier and the Fear of Philosophy

Event Date: 23 May 2013 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins present: Professor Scott Wilson (Kingston) – Lars von Trier and the Fear of Philosophy ‘Let us recognise the subject’s efficacy in …

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Éric Alliez – Duchamp à Calcutta

  Event Date: 16 May 2013 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins present: Professor Éric Alliez (Kingston) – Duchamp à Calcutta Duchamp à Calcutta: No, Duchamp didn’t go to Calcutta and …