Though I haven’t read much by him, I’ve always liked the little I’ve read by Hans Magnus Enzensberger. Today, I came across the his poem ‘karl heinrich marx’ in an English translation and then went through some trouble tracking it down in the German original. The trouble was worthwhile, though, as it reads infinitely better … Continue reading karl heinrich marx
As you might notice when you come onto this site, I really like the ancient Athenian stateman Themistocles (so much so that the preliminary title for my PhD dissertation on Marx’s Young Hegelianism is ‘The Themistocles of Communism’). It originally began when I came upon a quote by Marx in the prepatory materials for his … Continue reading Themistocles wallpaper
Today, I removed everything I had uploaded to the Academia.edu website. I have kept my profile there (with a small statement on why I will not upload any of my work to the site), but only to serve as an access point to this website. Academia.edu is as predatory on academia as pay-to-publish journals and … Continue reading On Why I’ve Removed My Work From Academia.edu
I am not quite sure what I’m going to do with the blog function of this website yet. I suppose I’d want to post short reflections on my research and the nature and practice of the history of philosophy as such, as well as on academia in general. Perhaps there’ll also be room for some … Continue reading Hello, world!