Tag Archives: Kant

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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If We’ve Never Been Modern, We Must Become Modern

Skimming through Bruno Latour’s We Have Never Been Modern, I’ve noticed a striking omission. The principle thesis of the book is that modernity involves the “work of purification”, which attempts to clarify (or impose) a sharp and exclusive divide between … Continue reading

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Non-Event 1: Counting Time

Michael provides a nice summary of the recent debate concerning Badiou and anthro-ontology (or maybe onto-anthropology, as that which the critique of onto-theology failed to leave behind) that has been brewing between Dominic, Graham and Levi. The debate continues briefly, … Continue reading

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Object-ions: Cutting the Cord

Between Levi Bryant’s fascinating posts on what he call’s “The Ontic Principle”, and Graham Harman’s new blog “Object-Oriented Philosophy”, I’ve found myself mulling over some objections. Now, I’m not yet familiar enough with either Harman or Latour, so perhaps these … Continue reading

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