Not a Book Review: “An Event, Perhaps A Biography of Jacques Derrida”

“I have only one language and it is not my own.” Jacques Derrida Peter Salmon, an Australian novelist, has written a brilliant biography on French philosopher Jacques Derrida, aptly titled “An Event, Perhaps A Biography of Jacques Derrida.” In philosophy, the word Event has a particular significance. An Event is considered an occurrence that shatters… Read More Not a Book Review: “An Event, Perhaps A Biography of Jacques Derrida”

Book Review: The Protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism

Weber Max, and Talcott Parsons. The Protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism. BN Publishing, 2008.   The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism has been popular among the scholars of relgion and sociologists in establishing the prominence of ideas over the centrality of material conditions in the making of history. Weber argues that… Read More Book Review: The Protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism

No Future Without Forgiveness, by Desmond Mpilo Tutu

  The majority in South Africa had faced a brutal reality of living under an oppressive regime of the apartheid government. The implementation of unjust policies of segregation and fierce violence have created both social and personal injuries. The system has divided the country along racial lines, with whites perceived as superior to the other… Read More No Future Without Forgiveness, by Desmond Mpilo Tutu