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Astra Taylor

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Friday, September 26 2014

Is There Hope for the Creative Underclass as the Internet Changes?

The People's Platform exposes the Internet's capitalist underbelly of exploitation, control and broken promises, while still managing to offer hope for an alternative.


Thursday, February 25 2010

Examined Life

This punctures the image of philosophy as a rarefied field, where philosophers live in some kind of Cartesian bubble, their brains effectively separated from their bodies.


Sunday, August 23 2009

Examined Life ed. by Astra Taylor

These conversations reveal philosophers practicing their craft in a somewhat spontaneous fashion, thinking on their feet, grasping for what must be oft-repeated riffs and rendering them applicable to the moment.


Tuesday, February 24 2009

Examined Life: Philosophy is in the Streets

In Examined Life, a lively assembly of philosophers ponder the question: "What's at stake here?"


Wednesday, January 24 2007

Zizek! (2005)

Following both one of the most entertaining and intellectually stimulating philosophers in recent memory, Zizek! serves as a suitable introduction to an eccentric and erudite cultural theorist that defies easy categorization.


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