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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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The Limits of Realism: Correlationism and the Principle of Sufficient Philosophy

Speculative Realism is synonymous with the rejection of ‘correlationism’, or the Parmenidean Axiom, which claims that thinking and being are irrevocably bound. The formula of correlationism, according to Meillassoux, is that ‘to be’ always means ‘to be for-thought’ or ‘to … Continue reading

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The Real as Hostage (part 2): “Should Humanity Be Saved? And How?”

Philosophical Vanity. The Enslaving Mirror. Without further ado, allow me to announce my contention. It is a contention with object-oriented philosophy, speculative realism or materialism, but more generally, with philosophy taken as a whole, or taken wholly with itself.

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A World-Without-World

Levi, in a reply to my last post, raises some questions about non-philosophy: I am unclear as to why being or the real must be understood as something completely independent of the human. … What perplexes me is why a … Continue reading

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Cloning Levi

In an argument with Mikhail of Perverse Egalitarianism, Levi makes the following Laurellean claim: [Metaphysical arguments] beg the question or are circular insofar as they’re based on a prior distinction that distributes the transcendental and the empirical that is not … 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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