Any debt to the living takes precedence over any debt to the dead.
November 25, 2015
An irresponsible speculation
A week after the Paris attacks of November 13th, border controls have been tightened not only in France and Belgium, but in Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, and Macedonia. The Schengen agreement, which allows passport-free passage through twenty-six nations, may soon be considered a luxury Europe cannot afford.
January 9, 2014
Let me say it again: the kind of diversity I wanted him to address but didn’t find in his book is economic diversity.
In India, the peasantry was not disappearing. Archaism remained culturally dominant across the board.
Badiou informed Balibar that he, Balibar, was a reformist. “And you, monsieur,” Balibar replied, “are a theologian.”
January 24, 2011
What would it look like from a comparative perspective that takes colonialism too with proper gravity?
There’s no way around it: Commonwealth is an irritating book.
August 4, 2009
So once upon a time there was an enchanted world and now it’s gone. Or is it?
July 5, 2007
Among the things I will miss most about Richard Rorty is his hopefulness—an intelligent and self-correcting hopefulness.
December 13, 2006
Since the cause is just, it’s a shame that it’s tainted by the moral strong-arming of “because it’s the right thing.”