by Ralph Dumain


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A note to my readers
Bibliographic research on autodidacticism


Artificial Intelligence or Spiritualism?: The Dualism of Bourgeois Philosophy & the Division of Labor
Hegel & Me: revisions & additions
Identity Politics & the Reduction of Literature
Blake's "The Ghost of Abel" (with commentary on Harold Bloom & bourgeois criticism)
It's the '70s, Stupid!
Sweet Abstract Freedom: Friedrich Schiller's Break-Out From Feudalism (review of Don Carlos)
April Fool's: The Meaning of Samuel R. Delaney

Book Reviews

Young Sidney Hook by Christopher Phelps
Anti-Intellectualism in American Life
by Richard Hofstadter
Socrates Cafe: A Fresh Taste of Philosophy
by Christopher Phillips
Leadership, Conflict, and Cooperation in Afro-American Social Thought by John Brown Childs
Modernity: An Introduction to Modern Societies, edited by Stuart Hall et al
Thinker on Stage: Nietzsche's Materialism by Peter Sloterdijk
Caliban's Reason by Paget Henry

Film Reviews

Can You Smell a Virtual Turd?: The Matrix & Philosophy & Philosophy
Dumbed-Down Solaris
John Singleton's Fascist Aesthetic & Black Masculinity
Ghost Dog: The Feng Shui of Fascism
Two Family House
American Beauty: Suburbanite Fascist Aesthetics
Harriet the Spy
Lone Star: Historical Consciousness vs. Nostalgia

Other Media Reviews

"Star Trek Retro" (review of Enterprise)
Ken Burns' Jazz

Other Authors' Texts

Emanuel Fried Center: more writing


Ralph Ellison on the sociology of knowledge et al
Pierre Bourdieu on Martin Heidegger
John Hope Franklin on black scholars
more Roland Barthes
more Christopher Lasch

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