Monthly Archives: June 2012

Excerpt from Der Spiegel Interview with Martin Heidegger (1966)

SPIEGEL: You apparently see, so you have expressed it, a world movement that either brings about or has already brought about the absolute technological state? HEIDEGGER: Yes! But it is precisely the technological state that least corresponds to the world … Continue reading

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Leo Strauss Lectures on Plato’s Meno

The recordings of a 1966 course by a great teacher:        

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De la « normalité » en politique

Le thème de la normalité rencontre un troublant succès en France, au risque de s’abimer dans les bas-fonds de la peopolisation. Rançon de certains excès du passé,c’est peut-être surtout le signe de la liquidation définitive de l’autorité charismatique, un type … Continue reading

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Swami Karpatri, Alain Danielou and Hindu Nationalism

The following review was initially published in Sacred Web 24. The case of Swami Karpatri is a good illustration of the complexity of the theologico-political question in India. Swami Karpatri, The Linga and the Great Goddess, prefaced by his Holiness … Continue reading

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Abdennour Bidar and the “Absolute Ego”

In “L’Islam face a la mort de Dieu”, the french philosopher Abdennour Bidar returns to the writings of Iqbal. They would provide keys for transcending the limitations of religion, what he refers to as “an exit from religion” (the expression … Continue reading

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Ernst Junger

A documentary on the visionary philosopher Ernst Junger:

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Au-dela du sujet

On trouve chez Heidegger une critique de ce qu’il appelle « la métaphysique moderne de la subjectivité. » La métaphysique occidentale s’est bâtie depuis Descartes sur le primat du sujet autonome et monadique. Elle correspond à une forme extrême de l’oubli de … Continue reading

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