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Knut Ebeling shares his ideas about writing death. Thinking and writing through texts by Georges Bataille and Maurice Blanchot, tracing or excavating a conception of head-less writing Ebeling seeks to formulate an alternative epistemology by questioning the very foundation of knowledge production within Western philosophy. Instead of writing (as one method of (re-)producing knowledge) about/on he proposes a writing with, through or alongside. Writing then does no longer formulate itself as reflection on or about something but as head-less writing that re- or even un-organizes the very organism that functions as the (uncontested) grounding for ‘our’ relational thinking. A way of perceiving and grasping which is – in the end – bound by the powerful notion of both on and about. Instead Ebeling dearticulates this conception and offers an alternative approach that could be ‘named’ as dé-écriture (un-writing). Or as Ebeling frames it: as the practice of autotheoretical writing.
OVERVIEW Since 2019 at the Engadin Art Talks, Thomas Hirschon has intensively engaged with Simone Weil. The denʞkollektiv thanks Thomas to present seven art works: (1) Me, She, (2) Simone Weil Map, (3) Médaillon, (4) Cover for ‘Die Weltwoche’, (5) My Dreams, (6) SW Annabelle, and (7) Eternal Ruins. For more information visit: www.thomashirschhorn.com (1) ME,
Isabella is a lecturer in Religious Studies at the University of Kiel. She was previously lecturing at the universities of Würzburg, Erfurt and Jena. She studied Greek and Latin Philology as well as Philosophy in Würzburg, Thessaloniki and Padova. She received her MA in Ancient Greek from the University of Würzburg and her PhD in
Luca Pellarin (Erfurt) & Thomas Sojer (denʞkollektiv): Reading Pierre-Joseph Proudhon – Franz C. Overbeck and Simone Weil in catalogical notes.
The French political theorist Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (1809-1865), the German theologian Franz C. Overbeck (1837-1905), and the French philosopher Simone Weil (1909-1943) share an interest in rethinking socialism against the backdrop of a sharp criticism of Christianity. Proudhon lays the foundation of this philosophy, leaving Overbeck and Weil to carry on his heritage, albeit in opposed