René Girard and Michel Foucault shared an abiding interest in the violence embedded in institutions.
The links between the Trump administration and critical theory are less surprising than they might seem.
The postmodern emphasis on language derives from the evolution of hi-tech liberal capitalist societies.
Did “Theory” make people skeptical of science, as Helen Pluckrose and James Lindsay claim? Jean-François Lyotard’s account of the decline of metanarratives offers another view.
Is totalized simulation a strategy of conflict management or a driver of conflict? Some of both.
Hi-tech networked control and archaic sacrificial systems may seem like opposites, but in fact, they complement each other.