April 24, 2017
“Part 2: John David Ebert and French Post Modern Thought.” Today we again visit with Ebert to discuss French Post Modern Thought. Previously we talked about Lacan, Foucault, Deleuze, and Derrida.
Today we continue with Jean Baudrillard (simulation and hyperreality), Paul Virilio (dromology or the study of speed and the generation of the Accident from it) and more. Find Ebert’s 20 books on Amazon, his essays on CulturalDiscourse.com, and his lectures on YouTube and Google Play.
Visionaries - 04.17.17 April 17, 2017
“What Happened to the Enlightenment?” The late 1700s was the most momentous period in human history—the first time that there was an attempt to create people and a society based on knowledge and reason rather than on tradition. Why is that attempt under such vicious attack, particularly on college campuses?
“John David Ebert and French Post Modern Thought.” Today we again visit with Ebert to discuss Jacques Lacan (the unconscious is structured like a language and the ego is a fiction), Michel Foucault (the cross sectional analysis of Western society with its four ages), Gilles Deleuze (the rhizome vs. the arborescent; the virtuality of the Idea that incarnates in matter; assemblages, flows), and Jacques Derrida (the end of the logocentric age). Find out what “deconstruction” is and about new notions of the “self.” Find Ebert’s 20 books on Amazon, his essays on CulturalDiscourse.com, and his lectures on YouTube and Google+.