Rethinking Religion with Whitehead, Deleuze, and Segall

At Footnotes2Plato, my friend and colleague Matt Segall posted a thoughtful essay, “Worldly Religion in Deleuze and Whitehead: On the Possibility of a Secular Divinity.”  As the title suggests, the essay aims to rethink religion as worldly religion by thinking with Deleuze and Whitehead.  And, of course, there are plenty of references to Plato. It’sContinue reading “Rethinking Religion with Whitehead, Deleuze, and Segall”

For 2012: Hegel and a New World to Come

Close to what, for some, is a date inscribed with an apocalyptic script, I’m reminded of Derrida’s comment that we will never be done reading and rereading Hegel. “Besides, it is not difficult to see that ours is a birth-time and a period of transition to a new era. Spirit has broken with the world itContinue reading “For 2012: Hegel and a New World to Come”

Occasions: Judith Butler, Alfred North Whitehead

The Whitehead Research Project released a new volume in its book series on Contemporary Whitehead Studies.  This anthology develops a creative contrast between Whitehead and a philosopher rarely if ever associated with Whitehead: Judith Butler.  It features a couple essays from Roland Faber and a couple from Catherine Keller: two of the most interesting andContinue reading “Occasions: Judith Butler, Alfred North Whitehead”