Thinking about “Hegel’s Christianity and the Deification of Reason”

A week ago, I attended the Annual Solomon Lecture on Hegel’s Christianity and the Deification of Reason by Professor Robert Wicks. The lecture was titled “Hegel Christianity and the Deification of Reason.” In this brief post, I will attempt to reflect on some of the points made during the lecture. So here is a rough… Read More Thinking about “Hegel’s Christianity and the Deification of Reason”

From Fear to Compassion: Contradictions in the Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Dr. Rey Ty has a wide experience in academia and practical approaches to interfaith peacebuilding, human rights, gender, environmentalism, and social justice issues, with a focus on training peace activists. He is currently the Program Coordinator of Building Peace and Moving beyond Conflict of the Christian Conference of Asia. Rey has an interdisciplinary background. He… Read More From Fear to Compassion: Contradictions in the Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Unpacking Derrida’s “Structure, Sign, and Play”

    “language bears within itself the necessity of its own critique” Today I got stuck into reading Derrida’s seminal text: “Structure, Sign and Play in the Discourse of Human Sciences”. While I am yet to completely grasp the argument put forth by Derrida, here is a meager attempt at understanding what the text is… Read More Unpacking Derrida’s “Structure, Sign, and Play”

Jordan Peterson on myth as a matrix of meaning

    We are all living a story which we do not understand. What if human beings, although not fully aware, are acting out a narrative? For Peterson the world has a deeply meaningful structure. But it might not be so apparent in this nihilistic postmodern world which claims “everything is subjective”; “everything is relative”.… Read More Jordan Peterson on myth as a matrix of meaning