What's Left of Philosophy

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episode 21: 21 | What is Critical Theory Doing? w/ Dr. Prof. Robin Celikates


In this episode we are joined by Professor Robin Celikates to discuss the big “method” question in critical theory: What is it doing, and why? Since Marx, this tradition has had a special connection to emancipatory struggles, so we talk about how that works (or doesn’t) in relation to contemporary debates about civil disobedience and migration.  

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References:

Robin Celikates, 2019. “Constituent Power Beyond Exceptionalism: Irregular migration, disobedience, and (re-)constitution,” Journal of International Political Theory 15(1): 67-81.

Robin Celikates. 2018. “Slow Learners? On Moral Progress, Social Struggle, and Whig History,”  "Forms of Life, Progress, and Social Struggle", in Amy Allen/ Eduardo Mendieta (eds.), From Alienation to Forms of Life, University Park: Penn State University Press, 137-155. 

Robin Celikates, “Radical Civility. Social Struggles and the Domestication of Dissent," in: Julia Christ et al. (eds.), Debating Critical Theory, London: Rowman & Littlefield 2020, 83-94.

Music: Vintage Memories by Schematist | schematist.bandcamp.com


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 2021-08-29  1h8m