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Philosophical thought, for resaons obvious, has largely assumed an Utopian model.

Yesterday, May 7th, was the fortieth anniversary of workers joining the student protests of Paris in 1968. The protests, an abject failure if political objectives are considered a measure of success[1], will be regarded as the reference point in this blog for considering the evolution of thought from an existential and absurdist standpoint to deconstruction and Derrida.

For that though, one must begin at the beginning. Since that is impossible and since Kant has achieved the impossible, one will begin at the Rationalism vs. Empiricism argument and draw a parallel. Especially because, rephrasing someone is a lot easier and since one has to have something to show after reading a single book for eight months.

[1] — The Dreamers, in itself, is enough to declare the event a success. But then.

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