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On The Politics of Spirit: An Interview with Tim Murphy (Part 2)

This is part 2 of a two-part interview with Tim Murphy about his new book, The Politics of Spirit; see part 1 here. Tim Murphy (1956-2013) was Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. He received his Ph.D. … Continue reading

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On The Politics of Spirit: An Interview with Tim Murphy (Part 1)

Tim Murphy (1956-2013) was Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. He received his Ph.D. in the History of Consciousness Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His books include Nietzsche, Metaphor, Religion (SUNY Press, 2001) and … Continue reading

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The Fox and the Trap: A Lesson From Hannah Arendt on Theory

by Tenzan Eaghll In 1953, Hannah Arendt wrote an allegorical critique of Heidegger called “Heidegger the fox.” In this allegory, Arendt points out the danger of becoming trapped in a theoretical construction: Once upon a time there was a fox … Continue reading

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