In recent years, the term ‘mutual recognition’ has become more central to what I write and argue and say. More specifically, the terms ‘recognition’, and ‘mutual’ recognition have been central to a number of papers that my friend Adrian Wilding and myself have jointly produced’. Read more
3rd May 2018: The Art of Argumentation: Philosophy, Reason and the Universe Series with Tina Röck; Why do philosophy, if you can do science?
Come along to the Boardroom of St John’s Church Conference Center (Princes St, Edinburgh, EH2 4BJ) at 7pm and take part in discussion about philosophy and science. It is a friendly and informal gathering to discuss topics with nibbles in good company. It is entirely free and open to everyone
The grown up person is not a child., the grown up person is an ALIENATED human being, because we do not experience ourselves as the SUBJECT and ORIGINATOR of our own acts. We are FORCED to overcome our Situations for we cannot live as totally alienated humans and remain SANE.
For we have been EMOTIONALLY and SOCIALLY traumatized by our OBJECTIVE life activities reflected SUBJECTIVELY In our HUMAN CONDITION and PSYCHE. Mental Distress is nothing more than a manifestation in humans of a greater malaise brought about by Modern day living Alienation and Isolation. Read more
Francis Bacon insisted we must question everything and arrive at our knowledge through our grappling with first principles built on experience and engagement of the ‘thing itself’ – a commons which we all draw upon.
The third part of three philosophy talks, Ciaran is carrying on with the following themes: The shattering of globalised revolutionary impulse, and the long death of ideology-based unity; The problem with capitalism, communism and every shade inbetween; The competition to believe more extremely undermines all movements; A great and secret movement, the largest in history.