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Phenomenology of regular spirit

The phrase "phenomenology of regular spirit” rolled off the tongue easily, quickly, and thoughtlessly. How else would one distinguish between two books with such similar titles? Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit, that text that needs no introduction and our text, Phenomenology of Black Spirit. But in the invisible regularity of calling Hegel’s text “regular,” we were reminded of how irregular Blackness and Black people are and have been.
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Film Philosophy and the Body in Cinema

Film-philosophy has seen a resurgence of interest in phenomenology, particularly in its existentialist branch as exemplified by the work of Martin Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre and Maurice Merleau-Ponty. This is largely because much has been made of the turn to affect…