About Bill Schaffer

NBN Episodes hosted by Bill:

Todd McGowan, "Emancipation After Hegel: Achieving a Contradictory Revolution" (Columbia UP, 2019)

February 19, 2024

Emancipation After Hegel

Todd McGowan
Hosted by Bill Schaffer

An Interview with Todd McGowan about his recent Emancipation After Hegel: Achieving a Contradictory Revolution (Columbia University Press, 2019). The …

Patrick Ffrench, "Roland Barthes and Film: Myth, Eroticism and Poetics" (Bloomsbury, 2019)

January 1, 2024

Roland Barthes and Film

Patrick Ffrench
Hosted by Bill Schaffer

Suspicious of what he called the spectator's "sticky" adherence to the screen, Roland Barthes had a cautious attitude towards cinema. Falling into a h…

Robert Pippin, "Filmed Thought: Cinema as Reflective Form" (U Chicago Press, 2020)

June 11, 2020

Filmed Thought

Robert Pippin
Hosted by Bill Schaffer

Robert Pippin's book Filmed Thought: Cinema as Reflective Form (University of Chicago Press, 2020) is a work in the philosophy of film published in 20…