A Boundary Concept: Kant’s Thing-in-Itself as a Regulative Idea

By Amogha Sahu, University of Toronto Abstract: In this paper, I will analyze Kant’s concept of the ‘thing-in-itself.’ I will begin by providing a summary of Kant’s metaphysics leading into his discussion of the ‘thing-in-itself’, at the end of the Transcendental Analytic. I will then provide a summary of Kant’s account of the ‘thing-in-itself’ and […]

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Excavating Contemporary Capitalism: Towards a Critique of Extraction Writ Large

Lecture by Sandro Mezzadra Sandro Mezzadra is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the University of Bologna, as well as a visiting research fellow at Humboldt University, Berlin. He studies European Political Thought, the concept of citizenship, contemporary critical theory, globalization and contemporary migration. His books include: Diritto di […]

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An Interview with Moishe Postone: Marx, Capitalism, and the Possibility of Activism Today

By Jonathan Cook, Benjamin Andrew, and Phedias Christodoulides Moishe Postone is the Thomas E. Donnelley Professor of the College in History, Co-Director of the Center for Jewish Studies, as well as Co-Editor of the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory. He received a Doctorate of Philosophy in political science/sociology from Goethe University in Frankfurt in 1983. […]

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