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The Inhuman: A Report on Time by Jean-Francois Lyotard – Book Review

While diving deeper into the thinking of postmodernism, that means diving deeper into the views of Jean-Francois Lyotard. The thing about French philosophers is that they write really, really difficult. Their structure of sentences and choices of words are ambiguous to say the least and I always find myself rereading every paragraph three times before […]

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Derrida: A Very Short Introduction – Book Review

Derrida is the father of the deconstruction movement in the linguistics. He is also one of the main inspirations for the postmodernist movement. This does not mean he is a postmodernist himself, but he definitely influenced many postmodern thinking. This book as with all short introductions, gives… well a short introduction of the thought of […]

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Postmodernism: a Very Short Introduction – Book Review

What is postmodernism exactly? It’s something I have wondered for some time now and I’ve finally made some progress into defining what it is. It is one of those terms that seem to encompass many different things. It has many critics like Jordan Peterson for example but also people who propose it as the next […]

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The Stranger by Albert Camus – Book Review

It’s a strange time these days. In lockdown, people get disconnected from the world and the people around them. They might become a stranger to others, but also to themselves. Other people are a mirror of who you are. It’s the perfect time to fall into existentialism. That’s why I read this book. The Stranger […]

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Philosophy: The Latest Answers to the Oldest Questions by Nicholas Fearn – Book Review

It is always hard to find an introductory book into philosophy. Either they are mammoths of books or they just don’t do justice to the topic, most of the times they are both. So, I was sceptic when I started reading this book. Though Fearn only covers the last couple of decennia with his book, […]

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The History of Philosophy by A.C. Grayling – Book Review

If you are looking for a new book to introduce you to the marvelous, wonderful world of philosophy, I would strongly recommend the History of Philosophy by A.C. Grayling. This book packs a punch and has a lot of strong aspects. It is the newest full-fledged history of philosophy out there and if you want […]

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Fear

Do you sometimes have that feeling of existential dread? That feeling of not knowing what to do? That feeling as if the world doesn’t exist anymore and you’re just thrown at yourself? You feel lost. You feel as if nothing is certain anymore. As if nothing has any meaning anymore. That’s fear. Not just being […]