Why The World Does Not ExistThe Institute of Art and Ideas
What you'll learn on the course
- Markus Gabriel
Markus Gabriel is a German Philosopher, and one of the most exciting new voices in philosophy. Specialising in epistemology and Post-Kantian Idealsim, he is the Chair for Epistemology, Modern and Contemporary Philosophy and Director of the International Centre for Philosophy at the University of Bonn. He is also a visiting professor at UC Berkley and a Senior Fellow at the Freiburg Institute of Advanced Study.
He is the author of several books, including Fields of Sense: A New Realist Ontology,Why The World Does Not Exist, and Mythology, Madness and Laughter: Subjectivity in German Idealism, co-authored with Slavoj Žižek.
- Part One: Coherence and UnityWhy are we driven to search for unity in nature? Can we account for reality without being consistent?
- Part Two: The World and ExistenceWhat does it mean for something to exist? If the world does not exist, what does?
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