Theory & Philosophy Reading Group

Our last philosophy reading group was on Kierkegaard and the concept of anxiety as stemming from original sin. In a post-Christian world, we are seeking new concepts to help us understand suffering. In this next session, facilitated by local philosopher Robert Kuhry, we will be looking at the issue of war as a social pathology.Continue reading “Theory & Philosophy Reading Group”

Interview with featured artist and visual poet, Clairette Durand-Gasselin

Interview: Claire Durand-Gasselin (Mad Gleam Press) & Stephanie Spoto (Old Capitol Books) Spoto: Maybe we can look at some of your books of art. Durand-Gasselin: Sure, I have my sketch books, and my accordion books. But in terms of presentable things there isn’t much. Spoto: What are these books that I’m looking at? What areContinue reading “Interview with featured artist and visual poet, Clairette Durand-Gasselin”

Theory and Philosophy Reading Group: Deleuze and Guattari’s Thousand Plateaus

So the reading group is back! And we decided we were feeling masochistic, so we’ve decided to start with Deleuze and Guattari’s Thousand Plateaus. Theory and Philosophy Reading Group: Deleuze & Guattari’s A Thousand PlateausFriday August 20th, 2021 – 7pm Old Capitol Books, Downtown Monterey “A Thousand Plateaus continues the work Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari beganContinue reading “Theory and Philosophy Reading Group: Deleuze and Guattari’s Thousand Plateaus”