Institutionalizations of Critical Theory

Posted: Monday 09 Aug 2010
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Institutional support for critical theory has never been more important, as we currently face a devastating world economic crisis. We have never been more in need of a community of scholars and alliances between institutions to promote the rich tradition of critical theory… One aspect of critical theory—as the philosopher Jacques Derrida long ago reminded us—is to fight for the idea of the university, which promises students the chance to grapple with all the richness of worldwide philosophy.

Why is film becoming increasingly important to philosophers? Is it because it can be a helpful tool in teaching philosophy, in illustrating it? Or is it because film can also think for itself, because it can create its own philosophy? In fact, a popular claim amongst film-philosophers is that film is no mere handmaiden to […]

The Daily Mail and the Stephen Lawrence Murder by Brian Cathcart

Thursday 02 Nov 2017
Posted in Thoughtpiece

Read Brain Cathcart's article in Political Quarterly here The Daily Mail's coverage of the 1993 race murder of Stephen Lawrence has been held up as...