Simon Critchley and Cornel West in Conversation at BAM

  • Published on Apr 2, 2012
  • Full video from The Faith of the Faithless: Simon Critchley and Cornel West in Conversation at BAM on Feb 7, 2012.

    For Critchley's recap of the event, visit the BAM blog:

Comments • 21

  • Blam SuPPLeButt
    Blam SuPPLeButt 8 years ago +5

    good grief i can't believe how good this is thank you from the bottom of my heart Cornell and Simon

  • Corey Sadler
    Corey Sadler 6 years ago +5

    Wonderful conversation by two intellectual giants!

  • Woody Phillips-Smith
    Woody Phillips-Smith 5 years ago +7

    These guys bring the philos back into philosophy, I wholly support this level of real shit in thought

  • Danny Cardwell
    Danny Cardwell 8 years ago +3

    An amazing discussion. I recommend this to everyone.

  • WhereLakerzHappen
    WhereLakerzHappen 9 years ago

    Thank you for the video! Great, outstanding discussion.

  • marco van heugten
    marco van heugten 7 years ago +2

    funny how people with the same interests (same books even, some that is for sure)

  • Ineffable Oracular
    Ineffable Oracular 5 years ago

    Two of my faves for sure.....

  • Zach Wood
    Zach Wood 8 years ago +1

    Great discussion.

  • Danny Cardwell
    Danny Cardwell 8 years ago +1

    Critchley is a beast.

  • adam franki
    adam franki 7 years ago +2

    West, you make him to cry , and learn how to love ,

  • Short Humor Clips
    Short Humor Clips 5 years ago

    he talks like a literature book.

  • Tim Blackburn
    Tim Blackburn 8 years ago

    "We should note the emphasis on secrecy, invisibility, and itinerancy, on small-scale communal experiments in living, on the politicization of poverty that recalls medieval practices of mendicancy and the refusal of work. What is at stake is the affirmation of a life no longer exhausted by work, cowed by law and the police. These are the core political elements of mystical anarchism." Is it possible to get anything more wrong. FFS Mr Critchley! A beast in word, indeed ... fingers crossed he's not got the spine :-)

  • Georgiy Potulov
    Georgiy Potulov 8 years ago +2

    Anyone else imagine a grown up Stewie Griffin from Family guy to be Critchley?

  • E. Cem Atbasoglu

    A feast!

  • Nigel1048

    Can he say anything without name checking someone else or name dropping to give some kind of academic legitimacy to his ramblings? No, he can't. Just say what YOU think brother Cornell.

  • Tim Blackburn
    Tim Blackburn 8 years ago +1

    Mystical anarchism must entail our cleansing from history; the power that is.

  • Thomas Simmons
    Thomas Simmons 3 years ago +1


  • marco van heugten
    marco van heugten 7 years ago +1

    & let's throw one too 'Voll Verdienst, doch dichterisch wohnet / Der Mensch auf dieser Erde, Heidegger und Hölderlin. Herausgegeben von Peter Trawny' includes some interesting essays (and floaws of course - i mean: it is for all reasons for a small crowd, not especially mine by the way.. ;) & this is not a conversation, helaas