unrest, Ekaterina Degot

narrator Ekaterina Degot
term unrest
duration 31:24 min
year 2014
courtesy of MG+MSUM

Famously, the notion of ‘unrest’ (Unruhe) is at the core of the Hegelian definition of the subject. Hegel refers here to Aristotle, for whom a subject is the one who moves by oneself (Hegel understands this as a work of self-reflection, dialectical negation, work of antagonisms), while subject’s counterpart, the object, is mainly characterized by its immobility. More >>>