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Thinking the Box

Like nesting boxes, we find strangeness inside of strangeness in the Met's exhibition Thinking Outside the Box. I have a thing for boxes, being one of the enduring forms of educational imagery, and as such, never quite what they seem. (Indeed, the secret compartment, or the intricate display or grand room on the inside, hidden …

Posted 29 months ago by Chris Moffett

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Mindless Academics

Žižek quoting Malibou in his essay, Descartes and the Post-Traumatic Subject: These figures are "not so much figures of those who want to die as figures of those who are already dead, or, rather, to put it in a strange and terrible grammatical twist, who have already been dead, who 'experienced' death." But what does …

Posted 30 months ago by Chris Moffett

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The Reality of the Virtual – Job Interviews and Žižek’s Reversal

Everyone knows. It's a bit like the story of the Emperor's new clothes. Except that, rather than reading the tale as being about the truthful innocence of a child uncovering the foolish pride and vanity of courtly society, we might imagine that the child is a spoilsport, naively ignorant of the game of make-believe. Just …

Posted 46 months ago by Chris Moffett

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