What is the difference between a serial object and a model object? What is a gizmo? What is consumption in the modern world? In this episode, our season one finale, we read Jean Baudrillard's exposé on the dizzying system of objects that makes up contemporary consumer society. Listen to us discuss The System of Objects … Continue reading Radical Thoughts Podcast: The System of Objects
Piranesi by Suzanna Clarke; Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020. I always feel a little bit guilty when I fall in love with the first book by a relatively new author because I know that I’ll inevitably wait for their next work with anticipation and think of it in terms of the first book. “Ah, yes,” I’ll say, … Continue reading Review: Piranesi by Susanna Clarke
In this special bonus episode, I sit down with practicing psychoanalyst and author Patricia Gherovici to discuss her work on transgender issues in psychoanalysis, questions of embodiment and subjectivity, and the accessibility of psychoanalytic practice today.
In our latest episode we discussed Franco Morreti's Signs Taken For Wonders: On the Sociology of Literary Forms. Read on to listen to more of our discussions and access our interviews with sociologists and writers like Hartmut Rosa and Peter Salmon.