Initially, I had a different idea in mind for this paper, I was going to write about the need for solidarity and the practical use of philosophy in challenging times. The subject and the format of my paper transformed as I was working on it and gradually became more self-critical and more honest to myself. I decided to not only follow my initial intention but also to introspectively trace my implicit thoughts and feelings that accompanied the very process of my writing and possibly the process of any academic philosophical writing. This turned my paper into an existential confession of…

Julie Reshe, PhD

▪️ professor of philosophy, SAS UTMN ▪️ director of the Institute of Psychoanalysis, GCAS ▪️ negative psychoanalyst

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