Building Education for the Commons

Clayton Crockett’s GCAS seminar on “Malabou” [Interview]

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The Global Center for Advanced Studies (GCAS) is pleased to announce a forthcoming 1 credit seminar on the work of the renowned philosopher, Catherine Malabou.  This course will be taught by Prof. Clayton Crockett.

Here’s a 2 minute interview with Prof. Crockett about the course.

If you need assistance enrolling please contact our Director of Education & Technology, Andi Sciacca @<andi.sciacca@thegcas.com> or me @ <creston.c.davis@thegcas.com>

CPHIL 597-6 “The Philosophy of Catherine Malabou: Plasticity of Change”

Course Times:  Tuesdays, 8pm-10pm EST

Course Dates:  Forthcoming

Course Fee:     $150

Credits:           1

Course Description:

Catherine Malabou, University of Kingston, has emerged as one of the most important contemporary philosophers. A student of Jacques Derrida, she has developed her own original ideas and interpretations of thinkers like Hegel, Heidegger, Freud, and Derrida, as well as engaged topics such as neurology, psychoanalysis, and feminism. This course will survey Malabou’s philosophical trajectory, highlighting specific themes from her early work on Hegel to her latest book on Kant.

CPHIL 597-6 The Philosophy of Catherine Malabou: Plasticity of Change

Required Books and Materials:

  • What Should We Do With Our Brain?, trans. Sebastian Rand (Fordham University Press, 2008). Required.
  • Changing Difference, trans. Carolyn Shread (Polity Press, 2011). Required.

Recommended Readings:

  • The Future of Hegel: Plasticity, Temporality, and Dialectic, trans. Lisbeth Durling (Routledge, 2004). Recommended.
  • The Heidegger Change: On the Fantastic in Philosophy, trans. Peter Skafish (SUNY Press, 2011). Recommended.

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