Julian is currently completing two manuscripts.
The Truth Is Not Enough: The Idiocy of Absolute Reason.
links the underexamined Hegelian features between the post-Althusserian works of Ernesto Laclau, Etienne Balibar, Jacques Rancière and Alain Badiou. The book proposes a novel theory of chiasmic post-politics, and argues for a reconsideration of the classic division between 'absolute' and 'gradual' political transformation. The book also introduces the concepts of the plus-political, para-political, and apo-political.
HEGEL X HEGEL: Towards a Chiasmic Theory of the Absolute.
clearly outlines the chiasmic structure underlying the Hegelian dialectic. With an innovative transcription of the Chiasmic Square, de Medeiros reads Hegel beyond the ineffable X of the void, creating the building blocks of his own speculative philosophical system.
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Research grants and awards
In 2014 Julian was awarded a Kent 50th Anniversary Graduate Scholarship (full doctoral tuition plus monthly stipend) to complete his research project started during the Gezi Protests in Turkey (2013).