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philosophy

Celebration of mankind's diversity

AGNÈS VARDA: The new French wave film pioneer and feminist reflects on his career and conveys a humanistic philosophy of life.

Carl Schmitt – an unpleasant theorist

POLITICAL THEORY: Political is not a talk club for the philosopher Carl Schmitt. Rather, it is the action that shows us who we are and who is the enemy.

Ask everything!

Thinker: William Godwin was one of the most important thinkers of his time, but today he is almost forgotten.

Daisaku Ikeda's Peace Proposal for 2019

PROHIBITION: The world's largest Buddhist peace movement supports the initiative to ban the development and use of autonomous weapons and proposes to establish a group of friends for the ban on nuclear weapons.

An increasingly nihilistic world

TECHNOLOGY: The world is becoming increasingly nihilistic as it becomes increasingly clear that humanity is unable to take care of it. The challenge Bernard Stiegler takes on is to show the way to an alternative anthropology – in practice as well as in theory.

The big thinker is pulled out of the mole bag

A new biography of the Arab 1300 number historian Ibn Khaldun has recently been published. Is he now getting his renaissance?

A French philosopher in the archives of the counter-revolution

Chamayou's latest book is an in-depth analysis of liberal government art.

How will humans learn to live together in the world?

What can the West learn from the East and vice versa when it comes to being human? Learning to be Human was the theme of this year's World Conference in Philosophy in China.

The depressive as society's seismograph

To regain faith in the future and the ability to steer away from the collapse of the world, we must begin with the imagination.

The Philosophical Basis of Trumpism?

To what extent can Trump's policy be said to be influenced by Carl Schmidt's philosophy?

A new culture

Antonio Gramsci's notes from the cell in fascist Italy in the 20 century were collected and published under the title Prison Diaries after World War II. The time has come to pick him up again.

Liberal and anarchist

Weekly magazine The Economist marked 15. September's 175 anniversary with a manifesto against weakened liberal values.

At the price of fetishism

Mankind's pitiful sexual history finds its most conceptual and poetic version in fetish worship.

About living a philosophical life

Daniel Krutzkoff Jacobsen is currently working on The Little Book of Life, published by Forglemmegei publishing house. Ny Tid prints an excerpt here.

The competition at the bottom

The precariat consists of people forced into low-paying jobs and temporary employment, and accounts for the biggest change in the labor market in 100 years.

A prehistory of post facto, East and West

Perhaps the truth is not something one can have, but it can and must be sought, writes American historian Marci Shore in this essay.