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Reply to Levi on Marx and Normativity

Levi posted a series of responses (1, 2, 3) to my post on Marx and Normativity, to which I owe a long overdue reply. I regret that it has come long after the discussion has grown cold, but finishing my … Continue reading

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The Great Deceiver

I take it that you, upon finding yourself in this small corner of cyberspace, feel comfortable assuring yourself that you decided to do so. Just as I, at this very moment, feel perfectly content in my capacity to extend the … Continue reading

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Saving Spinoza

We all know the cliché according to which Spinoza remains a pre-critical philosopher insofar as, in his assertion of the identity of God and nature, he naively asserts a kind of reductionist materialism. Spinoza’s nature is a ‘closed mechanism’, a … Continue reading

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