Lectionis et Seminario – De sociali et politica in Europea

European Integration – a failed political and social union? 2017 S. BA-Course at the University of Vienna, Department of Political Science. A series of fifteen sessions delivered at the University of Vienna, Department of Political Science. The series is looking at the process of European integration – a wide topic looked at under the guiding question … Continua a leggere

War – the political intercourse carried on with other means — 9/11/1973

While writing, just before the 9/11 date, I can only assume that there will be another series of memorials … — and the one nearly complete amnesia: September 11, 1973 is the date which marks much more than just another violent rebuke of an alternative to business as usual as capitalist is called — and it … Continua a leggere

Christianity – caught in the cogwheel …

Sure, we still speak of Modern Times though those times seem to be backward if seen from today. Sure, in one way or another they meant that we all would be caught between the cogwheels of this machine so well captured by Antonio Gramsci in his work and visualised by Charlie Chaplin. In Quaderno 22 Gramsci gives … Continua a leggere

New Princedoms II

— or: Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics That Will Be Able to Present Itself as a Science Of course, now I could state: what I wrote earlier on the New Princedoms had been just a prolegomena, and I could even be much bolder, claiming what follows is not less than a new “Prolegomena to Any Future … Continua a leggere

Gramsci on human being(s)/human existence

È questa la domanda prima e principale della filosofia. Come si può rispondere. La definizione si può trovare nell’uomo stesso; e cioè in ogni singolo uomo. Ma è giusta? In ogni singolo uomo si può trovare che cosa è ogni «singolo uomo». Ma a noi non interessa che cosa è ogni singolo uomo, che poi significa … Continua a leggere

Domine Quo Vadis?

It seems to be a simple question that recently had been put forward here But what are people coming to Rome want to buy? What is the special pleasure, the experience they are looking for when doing to the so-called eternal city? And it seems so simple that at the beginning, near those times of … Continua a leggere

Is there a life after? – or: To Cycle or to Scooter, that is the real question

For Marijke and with special thanks to the library staff at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam It had been some time back – I still stayed in Budapest. To be precise it had been the last day of this years academic stay. There are two ways of appreciating something like that, the one: panicking, thinking about all … Continua a leggere