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Derrida and Language

  Jacques Derrida was one of the most influential, heavily criticized, and controversial philosophers of the 20th century. In an open letter signed by 18 academics, it was stated that he did not meet accepted standards of clarity and rigor,…Continue Reading →

Andrei Tarkovsky: Long Takes

In my first instances of Russian director, Andrei Tarkovsky, he was only depicted as a side piece to a different director or a genre. Tarkovsky masterpiece Solaris wasn’t described as a masterpiece but as “the soviet response to 2001: A…Continue Reading →

Diogenes the Dog

When one thinks of a philosopher, one might imagine a bearded professor writing long, perplexing passages within the depths of his study. Or, maybe a classy, French existentialist speaking futilely over a cup of coffee in a cafe overlooking the…Continue Reading →

Who is Mary Beth Tinker?

By Matthew Rembold The world was a very different place back in 1965. The United States was involved in the Vietnam War, a fight many believed we should never have gotten involved in. Many were in support of a truce,…Continue Reading →