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Freedom is an Ideological Illusion

Nietzsche: “God is dead.” Althusser: “Man Is Dead.” To A Student: All of what you say about Louis Althusser is essentially correct, though it does seem to me that you’re concentrating only on the opening section of his essay. That … Continue reading

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Machiavelli and Althusser: Atheism and Anti-Humanism Pushed To Their Most Radical Extremes

Below is a letter I wrote to a friend, on the subject of what contemporary French philosopher Jacques Derrida calls “White Mythologies”. I’m posting it here because of its relation to you. Not all of you will care to read … Continue reading

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