doug p.


Austin, TX

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February 2, 2012


I'm currently interested in readings related to eternal recurrence (Nietzsche's answer to Western nihilism). I'm seeking a group with which to read specific texts (Zarathustra, Gay Science, Heidegger's lectures, Deleuze's Difference and Repetition.

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  • Kim

    I attempted a reading of Lacan several times (starting out with Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis)­ but it seemed as esoteric as Kabbalah, which I haven't attempted yet. I think it takes a lot of intellectual maturity, discipline or a very special mind set and diving into Lacan unprepared could make anyone go mad. Seriously. :-)

    Apr 22, 2012 12:50 AM
  • Keith W F.

    Austin Philosophy Discussion Group (APDG)

    Unfortunatly there are no groups on Deleuze, Heidegger or Nietzsche, but I have written about all three. Perhaps we could write/talk about this?

    Mar 03, 2012 7:09 PM

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