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philosophy

More universal philosophy

ESSAY: Time to learn what the world's many translating female philosophers thought? Or what about the omitted African philosophy? Four books provide a broader understanding of the history of thought.

The ecocentric man

NATURE: Conversation portrait with author Erland Kiøsterud about our ecological responsibility.

Dormant ideological viruses

CROWN: Will a far more favorable ideological virus spread and hopefully infect us, the virus that makes us think of another society, beyond the nation-state, a society that realizes itself as global solidarity and cooperation?

Ecological Economics and Utopian Laws

ECO-ECONOMY: Economics professor Ove Daniel Jakobsen is as wild in mind as the nature of Nordland is wild and diverse. In his 12th book, the Utopians will save us.

Where were your revolutionaries, Karl?

PHILOSOPHY: The documentary Passion – Between Revolt and Resignation reflects on man's willingness to engage in his time and to revolt.

When Foucault took acid in the desert

LSD: How did Foucault's own experiences color his political thinking? And do psychedelics help with anxiety, depression and addiction?

«The wild thinking»

Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin – pronounced anarchist, feminist, visionary and prophet.

Kierkegaard as a thinker of the time

literary critic: A selection of Søren Kierkegaard's magazine articles is no easy introduction to his thinking. In contrast, they act as a marker of the thinker as the voice of his time.

From naïve national socialism to a renewed ecological philosophy?

CONCLUSION: As existential anxiety today rises among people, Heidegger's philosophy may have some utility. Is it therefore possible to read parts of him today without just focusing on his Nazi sympathies?

Gandhi's method

NEWSPAPER EDITORIAL: Fighting for peace and reconciliation is not easy.

To start all over again

PHILOSOPHY: Hannah Arendt's age-old work explores thinking, freedom, will and the future. Is there anything thought-provoking about our technologically automated communities?

An internationalism that should not be nationalistic

populism: Antonio Gramsci would have united self-righteousness and internationalism. MODERN TIMES talks to philosopher Diego Fusaro in connection with a new Norwegian release.

future manufacturing

ARTS & PHILOSOPHY: The earth as a whole has been transformed into human territory at the expense of all other forms of life. MODERN TIMES prints here an excerpt of the book Chaos, Territory, Art.

Liberal democracy is screwed together so that the whole idea is self-destructive

DEMOCRACY: According to Adrian Pabst, we are basically going wrong with a wrong view of liberal democracy.

A life of solidarity

PROPHET: The Polish historian, author and Solidarity man Karol Modzelewski was written off as a hopeless romantic in his protests against welfare cuts and the privatization of the industry. As we see the evolution of political change in recent years, his warnings seem prophetic.

To come to the world

PARENTS: When a child is born, three people come into the world.