Philosophy Seminars

Laruelle & Non-Philosophy

Rocco Gangle, PhD

Philosophy & the Political

Antonio Negri, Michael Hardt, Creston Davis et al.

Deleuze & Practical Philosophy

Keith Faulkner, PhD

Energy, objet petit a, and New Materialism

Clayton Crockett, PhD

Formalism for Ontology & Politics Rocco Gangle, PhD

Knowledge & Truth

Ekaterina Filippova, PhD Researcher w/Alain Badiou



Introduction to Crypto-economics

Eric Bordeleau, PhD

Capitalist Decline & the Way Forward

Richard Wolff, PhD


A Dangerous Act?

A GCAS Seminar

Thinking is one of the most powerful actions humans can do. Yet, the power of thinking is often dismissed or undermined by forces both seen and unseen. This seminar explores ways to unleash the infinite power of thinking.

Instructor: Creston Davis, PhD Chancellor of GCAS College, Founder of The Global Center for Advanced Studies (GCAS).

Guest Speakers:

Stephen Puryear, PhD Associate Professor of Philosophy, North Carolina State University

Anastasia Nicéphore, PhD Director of GCAS Centre Sydney, author and philosopher

Dejan Lukić, PhD Independent philosopher, Vice-Chancellor GCAS College, and author

Keith Faulkner, PhD Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Philosophy Department, GCAS College.

Francisco Gonzalez Castro, PhD Director of GCAS-South American Centre, Santiago, Chile, Assistant Professor of Art & Philosophy, GCAS College


We will be reading various supplemental texts from such thinkers as Frantz Fanon and Louis Althusser, but the primary text will be parts of Creston Davis’ manuscript (that will be submitted to his book series, Insurrections published by Columbia University Press). Texts will be provided in PDF form 1 week prior to the course. I’ll also be drawing on Lee McIntrye’s book, Post Truth (The MIT Press).

Date: March 9-April 27, 2019

Time: 1pm New York Time (Saturdays)


Live & Online (if you can’t make the live discussion/lectures you can engage with the recording).

Prerequisites: None

Credits: 3 (counts towards a certificate in Philosophy & Psychoanalysis)

Costs: 25€ ($28.50)


Certificate Programs

Psychoanalysis Seminars

Psychoanalysis, Game Theory & Conflict Resolution

Kevin Boileau, PhD

Child, Trauma, Love

Julie Reshe, PhD

Slavoj Zizek speaks @ a GCAS co-sponsored Conference

Theology Seminar

Is Theology Dead?

William Desmond, Richard Kearney, John D. Caputo, Creston Davis, Catherine Keller, Jeff Robbins, Agata Bielik-Robson et al.