Simon Critchley

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Name: Simon Critchley
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Participatory Culture - The Next Big Wave of Digitalisation

Having finalised The Futurica Trilogy with my co-writer Jan Söderqvist five years ago, I thought I had pretty much said what could be said about the Internet revolution from a cyberphilosopher's perspective. Mission accomplished. However this was before ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Let’s debate: A David Bowie critic and an obsessive battle over maddening brilliance of “Lodger”

At this late date, many readers in the U.S. know the work of Simon Critchley, the philosopher, public intellectual and provocateur of renown in the worlds of literature and theory. He teaches at the New School, and he writes frequently for the New York ... [Published Salon - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

How To Lead Like David Bowie: Thoughts On The "David Bowie Is" Exhibition

David Bowie is looking at you, kid. Literally. In his most iconic images and performances—the video to “Heroes,” his first television performance of “Starman” on Top of the Pops, on magazine and album covers—he stares directly at the viewer. And for many ... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Hopium is No Help

HOPIUM IS NO HELPwith Windfall“Hope” in our culture, Western civilization, is most often false hope in an ideal that’s presumably set in the future for us to strive for. I’m not talking about everyday hope like when I hope you can come to dinner. I’m ... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Lessons can from antiquity?

By Simon Critchley * Our theme is limits. And we are gathered here at this limit of Europe, close the to sea: the limitless, the boundless. And we face all sorts of limits. There are the limits of knowledge – faced with the vastness of the cosmos and ... [Published eKathimerini.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Analytic Philosophy’s Fire Alarm

Santiago Zabala in the Columbia University Press blog: Anyone who questions or raises doubts over analytic philosophy’s role or significance today indirectly pulls a fire alarm in our framed democracies, our culture, and our universities. The doubter ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Shakespeare, Philosopher?

Nonsense, argues Simon Critchley in an interview about his recent book, The Hamlet Doctrine : Q: To what extent was Shakespeare a philosopher? Critchley: He wasn’t, I think in just about every important sense. If a philosopher is someone who ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 14 2014 - Updated Jun 14 2014 - 1 reports

Hamlet’s Nothing

Russell Bennetts and Daniel Tutt interview Simon Critchley in Berfois (image by  Tommaso Galli ): You present Carl Schmitt’s reading of Hamlet and discuss the politics of Hamlet, what you call “Hamletization”. It’s probably the most important ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 14 2014]
First reported Jun 08 2014 - Updated Jun 08 2014 - 1 reports

“Happy Talk”

Last year, Philip Seymour Hoffman gave a speech by that name at the Rubin Museum with Simon Critchley. Above, the excellent PBS series Blank on Blank has animated a segment of the discussion: [A]nimator Patrick Smith captured Hoffman’s self-deprecating ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 08 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 1 reports

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Poignant Thoughts on Happiness

"Learning how to die is therefore learning how to live," Philip Seymour Hoffman said in 2012. To Hoffman, there was nothing as crucial to happiness as the awareness and acceptance of death. Living in the moment leads to happiness, which is ... [Published Mashable! - Jun 04 2014]
First reported May 07 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 1 reports

the return of theology

John Caruana at the LA Review of Books: THIS IS AN ODD TIME in history to be reading and discussing theology. On the one hand, Richard Dawkins — a rock star, if atheists ever had one — avers with the utmost confidence that no sane, educated person ... [Published 3quarksdaily - May 07 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

"Zygmunt Bauman’s Warning From History" by Bradley Evans

Brad Evans We are about to enter into a sobering period reminding us of the human capacity for destruction and devastation. As we begin to commemorate a number of key historic moments marking out the “century of violence”, there will be a need to honor ... [Published Social Europe Journal - Mar 31 2014]

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Participatory Culture - The Next Big Wave of Di... [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 22 2014]
Let’s debate: A David Bowie critic and an obses... [Published Salon - Sep 20 2014]
How To Lead Like David Bowie: Thoughts On The "... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 18 2014]
Hopium is No Help [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Sep 17 2014]
Lessons can from antiquity? [Published eKathimerini.com - Jul 30 2014]
Analytic Philosophy’s Fire Alarm [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 08 2014]
Shakespeare, Philosopher? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 23 2014]
Hamlet’s Nothing [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 14 2014]
“Happy Talk” [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 08 2014]
Philip Seymour Hoffman's Poignant Thoughts on H... [Published Mashable! - Jun 04 2014]
the return of theology [Published 3quarksdaily - May 07 2014]
"Zygmunt Bauman’s Warning From History" by Brad... [Published Social Europe Journal - Mar 31 2014]
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Analytic Philosophy’s Fire Alarm [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 08 2014]
Santiago Zabala in the Columbia University Press blog: Anyone who questions or raises doubts over analytic philosophy’s role or significance today indirectly pulls a fire alarm in our framed democracies, our culture, and our universities. The doubter ...
Shakespeare, Philosopher? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 23 2014]
Nonsense, argues Simon Critchley in an interview about his recent book, The Hamlet Doctrine : Q: To what extent was Shakespeare a philosopher? Critchley: He wasn’t, I think in just about every important sense. If a philosopher is someone who ...
Hamlet’s Nothing [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 14 2014]
Russell Bennetts and Daniel Tutt interview Simon Critchley in Berfois (image by  Tommaso Galli ): You present Carl Schmitt’s reading of Hamlet and discuss the politics of Hamlet, what you call “Hamletization”. It’s probably the most important ...
“Happy Talk” [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 08 2014]
Last year, Philip Seymour Hoffman gave a speech by that name at the Rubin Museum with Simon Critchley. Above, the excellent PBS series Blank on Blank has animated a segment of the discussion: [A]nimator Patrick Smith captured Hoffman’s self-deprecating ...
Philip Seymour Hoffman's Poignant Thoughts on H... [Published Mashable! - Jun 04 2014]
"Learning how to die is therefore learning how to live," Philip Seymour Hoffman said in 2012. To Hoffman, there was nothing as crucial to happiness as the awareness and acceptance of death. Living in the moment leads to happiness, which is ...
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