A Metamodern Understanding of Time. Including a critique of William Blattner’s Heidegger’s Temporal Idealism

In the 1999 book Heidegger’s Temporal Idealism, William Blattner argues for something quite novel and interesting for his time. Blattner believes that Martin Heidegger’s Sein und Zeit (“Being and Time”) belongs to a philosophical project which can be exemplified by the philosophies of Plotinus, G.W. Leibniz, Immanuel Kant, and Henri Bergson. Blattner characterizes each of these thinkers, along…

Hegel’s Neglect of the Possible. Understanding Power and History in the Metamodern Political Project

Of principal importance to the metamodern political project is an understanding of both power and history. These two words direct our attention to particular obstacles which previous political projects have faced, but were not able to circumvent, such that we suffer from those same obstacles today. Common to the post-WWII period of thought is sociological…