Hermitix

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Hermitix is a podcast focusing on one-on-one interviews relating to fringe philosophy, obscure theory, weird lit, underappreciated thinkers and movements, and that which historically finds itself 'outside' the academic canon. The aim of the podcast is to allow autodidactic thinkers, amateur philosophers and the generally curious an insight into the work of thinkers who are often impenetrable to those outside of the academy. With the discussions at Hermitix aiming to be informal idea barrages which attempt to retain the excitement of 'the fringes' without falling into the structural 'niche' pitfalls of the academy. The range of speakers Hermitix intends to interview includes, but isn't limited to: PHd students, authors, philosophers, theorists and prominent bloggers.
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Latest Episodes…

  1. Collapse and Occultism with John Michael Greer

    John Michael Greer is an American author who writes on the environment, various religions, and occult topics. He currently blogs at: www.ecosophia.net Note: A big thank you to H.E. for helping address audio issues. ...

    2019-02-23

  2. Primitivism and Time with John Zerzan

    John Zerzan is an anarchist and primitivist ecophilosopher and author. His works criticize agricultural civilization as inherently oppressive, and advocate drawing upon the ways of life of hunter-gatherers as an inspiration for what a free society should look like. (Wikipedia) ...

    2019-02-16

  3. Neurosis and Society with Charlie Johns

    Charlie Johns is the author of Neurosis and Assimilation, alongside being the editor of The Neurotic Turn. In this episode we talk about the history of neurosis in relation to capitalism and society. ...

    2019-02-06

  4. Applied Ballardianism with Simon Sellars

    Simon Sellars is a writer and editor. He is the custodian of ballardian.com, and the co-editor of Extreme Metaphors: Interviews with J.G. Ballard 1967–2008. He has most recently published [*Applied Ballardianism: Memoir from a Parallel Universe*](http://mitpress.mit.edu/books/applied-ballardianism) In this episode we discuss the work of J.G. Ballard, Applied Ballardianism, theory, technology and ...

    2018-10-20

  5. Accelerationism & Capital with Nick Land

    Nick Land is an English philosopher, short-story horror writer, blogger, and "the father of accelerationism". His writing is credited with pioneering the genre known as "theory-fiction". A cofounder of the 1990s collective Cybernetic Culture Research Unit, his work has been tied to the development of accelerationism and speculative realism. (Wikipedia) He ...

    2018-10-13