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Freudo-Marxist podcast exploring the intersection of psychoanalysis, Marxism and radical philosophy. Hosted by Daniel Tutt (@DanielTutt) and Michael Crumplar (@mcrumps).

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    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 27 Ratings

Freudo-Marxist podcast exploring the intersection of psychoanalysis, Marxism and radical philosophy. Hosted by Daniel Tutt (@DanielTutt) and Michael Crumplar (@mcrumps).

    Adieu Lacan - Interview with Filmmaker Richard Ledes

    Adieu Lacan - Interview with Filmmaker Richard Ledes

    We sit down with filmmaker Richard Ledes to discuss the process of making his film Adieu Lacan, which depicts a successful psychoanalytic intervention by Lacan. Ledes is a fascinating filmmaker who has been compared to David Lynch and his most well-known film is Fred Won't Move Out. Adieu Lacan is available on VOD and is definitely a must-watch! 

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Circumcision and Psychoanalysis feat. Jordan Osserman

    Circumcision and Psychoanalysis feat. Jordan Osserman

    We are pleased to welcome writer and thinker Jordan Osserman to the show to discuss circumcision and his new book Circumcision on the Couch: The Cultural, Psychological, and Gendered Dimensions of the World's Oldest Surgery which has recently been published by Bloomsbury. Join us at Patreon https://www.patreon.com/torsiongroups to get access to our seminars, writing and early release of our shows. 

    • 1 hr 16 min
    The Lacanian Left, Self-Help, and the Family feat. Richard Seymour

    The Lacanian Left, Self-Help, and the Family feat. Richard Seymour

    We sit down with the prolific writer and thinker Richard Seymour, Co-Founder of Salvage Magazine and author of The Meaning of David Cameron (2010), Unhitched (2013), Against Austerity (2014) and Corbyn: The Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics (2016).
    Since 2013, Seymour has turned to Lacanian theory in his writing and analysis of contemporary politics. We discuss what he finds valuable in psychoanalytic theory, the recent fractures over the trans movement in the Lacanian field, the patriarchy question, Oedipal politics, family abolition, meritocracy and Richard's next book project The Little Red Self-Help Book. We conclude with a discussion on the future of the far right.
    If you like this conversation and might be willing to pitch in to support us, please become a member of our Patreon https://www.patreon.com/torsiongroups 

    • 1 hr 35 min
    Lasch Beyond the Culture War - A Conversation with Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn

    Lasch Beyond the Culture War - A Conversation with Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn

    We are very pleased to sit down with American historian and cultural critic Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn to discuss her work on the history of race relations in America and the legacy of her father, the historian and critic Christopher Lasch. Christopher Lasch's thought has skyrocketed in popularity in recent years and one of the big questions that surrounds his work is how we understand his political vision and what the core of his critique of liberalism and American elites really amounts to. In this sneak-peak of an interview, we get a bit closer to answering this elusive question and we learn more about the real Lasch. 
    To listen to our full interview with Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn please become a member of our Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/posts/65598099). In addition to this clip on the legacy of Christopher Lasch, we also discuss her work Race Experts: How Racial Etiquette, Sensitivity Training, and New Age Therapy Hijacked the Civil Rights Revolution and her work Ars Vitae: On the Fate of Inwardness and the Return of the Ancient Arts of Living which talks about spirituality and new modes of living in our society.

    • 33 min
    Decolonial Psychoanalysis feat. Robert Beshara

    Decolonial Psychoanalysis feat. Robert Beshara

    We are joined by artist, writer and educator Robert Beshara to discuss his work in critical psychology, Islamophobia, Freud and Said and how to understand racial capitalism, solidarity and comradeship. This is an oft-inspiring conversation that touches on a lot of very important debates and concepts in contemporary politics. One of the many highlights include Robert's discussion of the highly misunderstood the thinker Edward Said had with psychoanalysis. This is a great conversation and I hope you all benefit form it!
    To listen to the full interview check out our Patreon https://www.patreon.com/posts/decolonial-freud-64587307 
    Also, be sure to check out Dr. Robert Beshara's books, films and other work at his website.

    • 48 min
    Myths in Crisis: Prometheus, Gaia, and Marxism

    Myths in Crisis: Prometheus, Gaia, and Marxism

    We welcome philosophers Landon Frim and Harrison Fluss to the show for a discussion on how to navigate the ecological crisis in philosophy. This episode originally appeared on the Zer0 Books YouTube channel. Support our work for $3 - $10 a month at Patreon https://www.patreon.com/torsiongroups
    Fluss and Frim argue the two dominant strains of thinking ecology today, Accelerationism and Gaian philosophies are ultimately inadequate frameworks because they reject the human frame as grounding politics; each seeks to subordinate the human in favor of a wholly alien other, either in the form of an anarchic nature or a dynamic technology. To transcend this strange coincidence of opposites, Fluss and Frim make the positive case for a Marxist humanism that is rationalist without being anthropocentric. This conversation is centered around their new book Prometheus and Gaia: Technology, Ecology and Anti-Humanism.  

    • 1 hr 35 min

Customer Reviews

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27 Ratings

27 Ratings

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Lively, thoughtful, engaging and theoretically nuanced discussions

I started listening to these podcasts just recently — so happy to have found this — now one of my favourite podcasts

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Daniel Tutt is such a great orator and teacher. Ive only recently started tuning in to this show but Im immediately such a fan.

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Such a cool pod

Love this podcast. They've got some really great interviews - and I'm happy to find more folks thinking with authors like Losurdo and Waite about Nietzsche.

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