John Butler


The Chicago Philosophy Meetup 20090609
Chicago, IL 60614


Southborough, MAUSA 01772

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May 31, 2012


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  • Derek Bogard

    The aim seems to be political science. The icons of crit theory seem to begin their education, ostensibly, scouring all the great works and, sadly, I think, turn to science for new ideas. Marx, as I understand it, spurned philosophy in its entirety save turning Hegels dialectical spiritualism into materialism. So, as someone who is engaged by philosophy, I find this phase of it, which has captured so much attention is recent history, oddly prescriptive.

    Nov 04, 2013 12:30 AM
  • Derek Bogard

    Hi John. I don't think my PIII/256M/5G notebook would handle Skype. <g> My crit theory is weak to nil anyway. I would, however, like to understand how the icons begin with philosophy and yet somehow coalesce around an a-philosophical­ agenda.

    Nov 03, 2013 10:06 PM
  • Brian

    Hi John, welcome from Chicago- maybe some day you will join us!

    May 31, 2012 5:21 PM
  • David

    Hey, I just recently finished a senior thesis on 20th century analytic and post-analytic theories of mental content. ;-) I noticed you were interested in post-analytic philosophy

    Mar 27, 2008 9:55 PM

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