No Bro is an Island (of Consciousness)

Philosophy Bro’s summary of Hegel’s “Lordship and Bondage” is a little thin compared to some of his others, but as usual he is on target with the major landmarks: So why is self-consciousness so fucking tricky? Because its opposite is just other self-consciousnesses. Philosophy Bro points out here the big difference between Hegel’s analysis of…

Physics, Marxism, and Clock Time

Despite egregious and inexcusable errors in matters of human historical judgment, the Marxist tradition occasionally produces some sharp, worthwhile, and rigorous engagement with science that is often lacking in other philosophical traditions. Take this page on Relativity Theory from Marxists.org discussing time, physics, Newton, Einstein, and philosophy. Here is a key quote: Newton envisaged time…