Why does philosophy continue?

Why does philosophy “continue” when it can never seem to achieve final resolution of its problems? I’ve found that Heidegger offers the most compelling account for why philosophy continually returns to its source problems, whereas sciences seem to come to once-and-for-all conclusions. On Heidegger’s account, philosophy or Theory began when the Greeks explicitly articulated the…

“Hegel’s Luther”?

Near the end of a two-hour presentation at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on November 10, 2006, Slavoj Zizek confesses that, in terms of the intellectual ambitions nearest to his heart, “my secret dream is to be Hegel’s Luther” [“Why Only an Atheist Can Believe”]. But this leaves me wondering, if Zizek is Luther,…