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Ethiopia's Meles Zenawi: Legacies, memories, histories
Distorted rhetoric and commemorative acts seek to obfuscate the true dictatorial legacy of Ethiopia's late leader.
Awol K Allo
Last updated: 05 Sep 2014 14:46 GMT
Who and how will mourn and honour the slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza?
Last updated: 23 Aug 2014 12:34 GMT
Ten years without Derrida
In his lifetime Jacques Derrida faced criticism of conservatives resisting change in philosophical thought.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2014 08:29 GMT
Who will renowned Italian philosopher Vattimo vote for?
Famed Italian philosopher Gianni Vattimo takes issue with both Mario Monti and Silvio Berlusconi.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2013 16:31 GMT
Slavoj Zizek and the role of the philosopher
Zizek "disrupts" ideological structures, the underside of acceptable philosophical, religious and political discourses.
Last updated: 25 Dec 2012 12:24 GMT
Why so many communist philosophers?
The destructive nature of neoliberalism has prompted many philosophers to reconsider communist ideas.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2012 08:56 GMT
Do plants have their own form of conciousness?
Although plants may not have the capacity to experience pain, they relate to the world around them in a unique way.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2012 17:34 GMT
Nietzsche on WikiLeaks
The WikiLeaks revelations have not rendered us more free; rather, they show how framed we are and continue to be.
Last updated: 25 May 2012 20:51 GMT
Ten years without Gadamer
Santiago Zabala pays tribute to philosopher Gadamer - remembered for his contributions in the area of hermeneutics.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2012 17:00 GMT
Being a communist in 2012
Being a communist in 2012 is not a political choice, but rather an existential matter, writes Santiago Zabala.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2012 11:33 GMT
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