2019-04Editorial
Culture and Its Irreducible Pluralities

Preview: Culture is the relentless, never-ending process of symbolic formations, transformations and reconfigurations. This statement, as trivial as it is, means that culture is a certain ontological excess whose nature lies in its arti- and trans-factuality, in the modes of its self-differentiation, in the inherent indeterminacy of its meanings, as well…

2019-01Editorial
The Principle of Differentiation

Preview: What is language? This question seems to be as fundamental and inescapable for philosophical reflection as it is paradoxical, if not abysmal. It is fundamental since philosophy cannot and should not escape questions concerning its own basic medium, the element of its self-realization or the means of expression of its…

2018-03Editorial
The Inevitability of Symbols

Preview: The contemporary culture is marked by an essential heterodoxicality, where opposing cultural factors are constantly and effectively at play. For what we experience is unprecedented dynamics of social-cultural reality contrasted with a paradoxical form of stagnation (if not of regression). As if all changes were only meaningless variations on the same theme….

2018-01Discussion Papers, Comments, Book Reviews
The Interstices of Reality

Preview: /Review: Edward S. Casey, The World on Edge, (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017), 385 pages./ For the most part, we live our everyday lives surrounded by solid, substantial, reliable things fitting into, and supporting, our practical projects. We live our lives believing in the stable and, more or less, unified nature of our…

2017-01Editorial
The Persistence of a Certain Question

Preview: In the path of his – most brilliantly described – way to himself St. Augustine arrived at the point in which he could only state: “…and I have become a problem to myself, and this is the ailment from which I suffer.” It is well known how and at what price (both intellectual and…