Monthly Archives: June 2009

Iranian Variations, Marxist Repetitions *UPDATED AGAIN*

[Images from Boston.com, via Reza] UPDATE: Anyone reading this post should supplement it, at the very least, with Reza’s brief comment’s below, and with this great piece by Ali Alizadeh’s piece here. 2nd UPDATE: See also these great pieces by … Continue reading

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Non-Philosophy 1: The Use of Philosophy

In what follows, I hope to offer a sketch of non-philosophy that will introduce some of its key concepts. Non-philosophy relies upon a highly technical, abstract, and counter-intuitive vocabulary, whose terms are almost always defined in relation to one another. … Continue reading

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Anthrophobia

Fear of Flesh “The Human cannot slough off its skin, the physicist cannot find their Grand Unified Theory (or absolute univocal ontological component).” – Alex Williams According to Alex we are negentropic tensors poised between absolute annihilation on one side … Continue reading

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Badiou and the Owl

“When philosophy paints its grey in grey then has a shape of life grown old. By philosophy’s grey in grey it cannot be rejuvenated but only understood. The owl of Minerva spreads its wings only with the falling of dusk.” … Continue reading

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Schizoanalysis 3: Notes on Praxis

Schizoanalysis in Practice: A Sketch… Schizoanalysis or collective analysis is a method for provoking preexisting groups or arrangements (agencements) to actively question their composition as such. Every one of us participates in and is implicated in a large number of … Continue reading

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The Future of Philosophy (sic)

Nina Power: A related question. Your conception of philosophy is that it is essentially ‘empty’, but how do you see the role of philosophy with regard to this need to generate new ideas? What role does philosophy have that perhaps … Continue reading

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