Posts Tagged With: Covid-19

Posted in Philosophy
August 11, 2020

Longing For An Impossible Past – Derrida’s Of Grammatology And The Coronavirus, Part 1 (Jared Lacy)

The following is the first installment of a two-part series. As we witness the aftermath of the initial responses to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic — the failures and successes of the various shelter-in-place orders and a global economy interrupted — it is difficult not to notice the fact that in…

Posted in Literature
July 9, 2020

Blanchot And Disaster (Roger Green)

In this essay, I want to explore the distinction between the “state of exception” and the “disaster.” In doing so, I am also drawing on an interesting seminar that Joshua Ramey has been providing online for the general public called “Debt as Original Sin.” Following arguments in Devin Singh’s Divine Currency, Ramey…