Heidegger Kitsch

Graham Harman on imitated mannerisms of the German philosopher
Mark Thwaite of Ready Steady Book has drawn my attention to a recent post by Graham Harman at Object Oriented Philosophy: 'By now most people are familiar with the concept of Heidegger Kitsch: the aping of Heidegger’s verbal mannerisms without the soul of the thing being there. At times Heidegger himself even seems to lapse into this, such as in portions of the Beitr├Ąge and even more in lesser texts in the same vein such as Besinnung.' Harman also singles out the verbal and physical mannerisms of Jacques Derrida, Gilles Deleuze and Alain Badiou. [Read More]

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