Notes on Metaphysics

Where does one Start? Let us consider the following idea by Dewey, quoted fully below, as one of the guidelines to think about where to start metaphysics:  “It is not strange then that philosophies which have been at odds on every other point have been one in the conviction that the ultimately real is fixed and […]

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AIR

We breathe air. We breathe air. We breathe air. We breathe…. We…. breathe… air…But what is this stuff called air? There are so many ways to open up, define, and explain what air is. It is the medium of this thing called atmosphere.  It is everywhere, at least between the terrain and the ends of […]

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Antigone, Apocalypse, Catastrophe & Universality

1. Critical Theory, Commons, and Social Totality: If we follow Max Horkheimer’s idea of Critical Theory[i] then, we learn, most importantly, that Critical Theory is concerned with the struggle for a total social change. In that respect it differentiates itself from Traditional Theory -which has had difficulty engaging with the idea of change itself. Towards the struggle for total change, Critical […]

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