About Reuben Niewenhuis

Reuben Niewenhuis works as a software developer. He double majored in computer science and philosophy at Calvin University. In addition to philosophical theory, he is interested in interdisciplinary topics.

Reuben Niewenhuis is interested in philosophy, theory, technology, and interdisciplinary topics.

NBN Episodes hosted by Reuben:

Zahi Zalloua, "Solidarity and the Palestinian Cause: Indigeneity, Blackness, and the Promise of Universality" (Bloomsbury, 2023)

August 11, 2023

Solidarity and the Palestinian Cause

Zahi Zalloua

Zahi Zalloua provides the first examination of Palestinian identity from the perspective of Indigeneity and Critical Black Studies. Examining the Pale…

Elizabeth Humphrys, "How Labour Built Neoliberalism: Australia's Accord, the Labour Movement and the Neoliberal Project" (Haymarket, 2019)

August 9, 2023

How Labour Built Neoliberalism

Elizabeth Humphrys

Why do we always assume it was the New Right that was at the centre of constructing neoliberalism? How might corporatism have advanced neoliberalism? …

Robert J. Dostal, "Gadamer's Hermeneutics: Between Phenomenology and Dialectic" (Northwestern UP, 2022)

February 7, 2023

Gadamer's Hermeneutics

Robert J. Dostal

In Gadamer’s Hermeneutics: Between Phenomenology and Dialectic (Northwestern University Press, 2022), Robert J. Dostal provides a comprehensive and cr…

Geert Lovink, "Stuck on the Platform: Reclaiming the Internet" (Valiz, 2022)

October 13, 2022

Stuck on the Platform

Geert Lovink

We’re all trapped. No matter how hard you try to delete apps from your phone, the power of seduction draws you back. Doom scrolling is the new normal …

Samo Tomšič, "The Labour of Enjoyment: Towards a Critique of Libidinal Economy" (Walther Konig Verlag, 2019)

September 27, 2022

The Labour of Enjoyment

Samo Tomšič

Enjoyment appears as purely private matter, but this is by far not the case. Ever since Aristotle the philosophical social critique is tormented by th…

James Steinhoff, "Automation and Autonomy: Labour, Capital and Machines in the Artificial Intelligence Industry" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021)

July 27, 2022

Automation and Autonomy

James Steinhoff

Automation and Autonomy: Labour, Capital and Machines in the Artificial Intelligence Industry (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021) argues that Marxist theory is…

Mark Andrejevic, "Automated Media" (Routledge, 2019)

June 24, 2022

Automated Media

Mark Andrejevic

In this era of pervasive automation, Mark Andrejevic provides an original framework for tracing the logical trajectory of automated media and their so…

Todd McGowan, "Universality and Identity Politics" (Columbia UP, 2020)

May 19, 2022

Universality and Identity Politics

Todd McGowan

The great political ideas and movements of the modern world were founded on a promise of universal emancipation. But in recent decades, much of the Le…