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Alberto Moreiras and Italian theory: life and countercommunity. by Gerardo Muñoz

The core of my present intervention was prompted by a joke recently told by a friend. This friend said: “Alberto Moreiras is Spain’s most important Italian philosopher”. I felt I had to respond to it, in my own sort of way, such as this brief intervention. I will offer at least three hypotheses as why […]

Homo Lupus Felix: Against Civilization. Notes for a presentation in the Eckhardt S. Program, Lehigh University. by Gerardo Muñoz

There is no question that Alice Rohrwacher’s Lazzaro felice (2018) is a marvelous cinematic work insofar as it measures up against the epoch by radically questioning the principles that have upheld what we know as civilization. This slight adjustment is critical given that ideology, political economy, or subject oriented frameworks of analysis have become insufficient […]

Una negación de la legitimidad desde Hölderlin. por Gerardo Muñoz

Decíamos anteriormente que el problema de la vuelta al origen de la legitimidad es una regresión fútil, pues queda destinada a reproducir las mismas condiciones que la llevaron a su ruina. En la medida en que la modernidad es la génesis de su proceso de legitimación, también podemos dentificar allí su momento abismal o clivaje […]