Monthly Archives: November 2011

Davis on Derrida; What Levinas Offers Latour

Via Blogora, a video lecture by D. Diane Davis on Derrida, deconstruction, gratitude, and debt: Derrida and gratitude: thinking always has a debt. “The image of the trail blazing subject, self sufficient and completely independent is, of course, a metaphysical … Continue reading

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Internet Metaphor

I posted a link to this NYT article to Facebook, but I wanted to keep this paragraph someplace where I could find it: Then again, the Internet is a new kind of barometer for keeping track of exactly how old … Continue reading

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Joe Paterno’s Apology

I’ve seen a number of posts dealing with Paterno on Facebook today. I’ll admit my knowledge of the subject is a bit sketchy–coming mostly from a few minutes of Dan Patrick’s radio program the past few days. From what I … Continue reading

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