Tag Archives: Badiou

Nudity in Song

The way one feels could be likened to an opening or a slamming or a breathing hard all of them, all of them have seen inside my mouth have grown and flown south one day I’ll be my own Leadbelly … Continue reading

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Utopian Schemes: King Gillette and Frederick Engels

Man Coporate. He absorbs, enfolds, encompasses, and makes the world his own. He will do more; he will penetrate the confines of space, and make it deliver up its secrets and power, for Mind, the Child of the great Oversoul … 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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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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Before “Our” Time

Jonas raises some crucial questions concerning my reading of Meillassoux in my previous post. Now this reading is central to the theory of temporality I’ve been working on, based around a version of ancestrality that departs from Meillassoux’s conception, so … Continue reading

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Non-Event 2: The Catastrophic Past

There is no disputing that, for Badiou, the Event is a thoroughly subjective category. The Event has no existence apart from being named by its faithful subjects, and from the process by which they explicate the consequences of the Event … Continue reading

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