“Heidegger, the Philosopher’s Hell.” In Points: Interviews

Originally published in French in 1992 as Points de suspension, Entretiens by Éditions Galilée. This is Jacques Derrida interviewed by Didier Eribon, published in Le Nouvel Observateur, November 6-12,1987. The interview was preceded by this note: Victor Farias’s book, Heidegger et le nazisme, published last month by Verdier, has suddenly relaunched the polemic over the … Continue reading “Heidegger, the Philosopher’s Hell.” In Points: Interviews

Is the youthful protest premature?

I’ve seen some commentators claim that young people are not warranted in political protesting nor justified in taking strong political positions, because they’re still far too ignorant to be able to offer meaningful solutions. For example, Professor Jordan Peterson makes this argument below: Full exchange here: https://youtu.be/OD-VCRNIp-UAlthough I acknowledge that people are often poorly informed … Continue reading Is the youthful protest premature?