The Other Secret Twist: On the Political Philosophy of The Good Place
Robin James on Kant's laundry, neoliberal hell, and the surprisingly radical political philosophy of The Good Place....
PHILOSOPHY & CRITICAL THEORY
Robin James is Associate Professor of Philosophy at UNC Charlotte. She is author of three books. The Sonic Episteme: acoustic resonance & post-identity biopolitics is under contract with Duke University Press. She also wrote Resilience & Melancholy: pop music, feminism, and neoliberalism (Zero, 2015), and The Conjectural Body: gender, race and the philosophy of music was published by Lexington Books in 2010. Her work on feminism, race, contemporary continental philosophy, pop music, and sound studies has appeared in The New Inquiry, Noisey, SoundingOut!, Hypatia, differences, Contemporary Aesthetics, and the Journal of Popular Music Studies. You can listen to recordings of some of her lectures here. She is also a digital sound artist and musician, and also works as a member of citation:obsolete. She loves dogs, gardening, running, and face-melting industrial techno.