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What Does Zizek Mean by Post-Oedipal capitalism?

Suppose the Oedipal refers to the psychological reproduction of patriarchial formations. D&G make us think about how this norm is historically set and undone in a collective and unconscious ...
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Why didn't Nietzsche's work take off in his time?

What CriglCragl said is mostly sufficient, but I think the necessary answer comes in when you look at his reception of his early works including some work from before Birth of Tragedy (BoT), but ...
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What is the difference between Modernism and Modernity?

Modernity is a historical period in the Western world beginning roughly at the Renaissance. The term generally refers to societal movement away from the traditional Christian metaphysic that ...
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Is it possible to reconcile post-structuralism with the scientific method?

You remark, "The dispute is, rather, about the way in which science is given a privileged position as an arbiter of truth." I'll make my response short: Science is indeed given a privileged ...
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Is it possible to reconcile post-structuralism with the scientific method?

Clearly, we understand the world through language If by this you mean we understand the world only through language, this is not clear at all. In fact, it is false, because it entirely discounts the ...
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Is it possible to reconcile post-structuralism with the scientific method?

"we are left in a position where topics of critical importance in medicine and environmental science can be thrown into doubt by opponents with political axes to grind" We were going to be ...
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Why didn't Nietzsche's work take off in his time?

In Nietzsche's lifetime publicly being an atheist was controversial. Proclaiming to Christians that 'God is dead' and we must become gods is still a controversial and confrontational framing: "...
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