Oxana Timofeeva

Russian philosopher now working at the Humboldt University in Berlin. Member of the artistic collective Chto Delat (‘What is to be done’), and the author of books Solar Politics (Polity 2022), How to Love a Homeland (Kayfa ta, 2020), History of Animals (Bloomsbury 2018), This is not That (in Russian, 2022), Introduction to the Erotic Philosophy of Georges Bataille (in Russian, 2009), and other writings.


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Atrocity reflected

Bucha as mirror of the death drive

Russian war crimes have prompted some to attribute such acts to a pathology in the national character. But liberal psychoanalysing often avoids the truly disconcerting cause of our revulsion, argues a Russian philosopher.

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