Category Archives: Morality, philosophy, theory

Great series of talks on the crisis

For a great series of talks on the crisis and its impact on the subjectivities of individuals see France Culture here. Among those discussing the crisis are Maurizio Lazzarato, author of an important new book on debt as mode of … Continue reading

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Video: Patrick O’Connor ‘Philosophy to the Barricades? Alain Badiou after the Crisis.’

Paper delivered as part of panel on La Crise morale et philosophique at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France (ASMCF) held at Nottingham Trent University, 9-11 September 2010.

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Video: Neil Turnbull ‘French Philosophy and the Crisis.’

Paper delivered as part of panel on La Crise morale et philosophique at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France (ASMCF) held at Nottingham Trent University, 9-11 September 2010.

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In Capitalist Crisis, Rediscovering Marx

The rise, fall, and return of Marxian analyses – Richard Wolff Marxian analyses are now resurfacing in public dialogues about economy and society. Thirty years of systematic and often successful anti-Marxism agitation are fading in politics, the media, academia, and … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Measuring Well-being

Enda McCaffrey A fad has started, particularly among leading European nations, to use ways, other than the traditional mechanism of GDP or PIB (production interne brut in France), to measure happiness and well-being. Sarkozy’s revival and dissatisfaction with the state … Continue reading

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