Category Archives: body/somaticity

In Defense of the Unknown: Biopolitics and Bodying the World at the Limits of Intellection (excerpts)

Shot, courtesy of Kath and Kim, at the Animals and Their People animal studies conference in Warsaw, March 14, 2014. Thanks a million to the organizers, above all Anna Barcz and Dorota Łagodzka, for having me and for bringing many … Continue reading

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The Animal Ethos

Here is a transcript of a brief talk I gave at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies symposium at Minding Animals 2012 in Utrecht, Ned on Jul 3. The talk contains the gist of my future work, and the fundamentals … Continue reading

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Zerwane Więzi

Tekst opublikowany w marcowym wydaniu magazynu Vege. Article originally published in the March issue of Vege magazine; translation coming soon. Dzięki wizerunkowi kształtowanemu niezmordowanie w Polsce i za granicą przez grupy zaangażowane w eksploatację i obrót krowami, mleko zamienia się … Continue reading

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Hunting with Obama

The inexperienced Polish president Bronisław Komorowski paid Barrack Obama an official visit last week. It was a rather uninteresting meeting with Komorowski asking the US president to abolish basic visas that now restrict Polish travels to America. This issue had … Continue reading

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Freedom in Merleau-Ponty’s Phenomenology of Perception

Earlier today I posted a short note “On Freedom”, in which I tried to organize my most recent thoughts on the subject. Then I went about the rest of my day re-thinking the note, and there was no end to … Continue reading

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Ontological Suffering and Ethical Action

‘…the serenity to accept the things I cannot change (ontological suffering), the courage to change the things I can (ethical action), and the wisdom to know the difference…’ Masao Abe’s book Zen and Western Thought has a reprint of a … Continue reading

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