CONTRA BADIOU: Althusserian “New” Materialism

Thanks Terrence. You are always on point. :::: There is an interesting-looking blog event organised around Geoff Pfeifer’s book “THE NEW MATERIALISM: Althusser, Badiou, and Zizek“. So far, the discussion has been slow getting started, and for the moment has turned around the rather strange consensus that Badiou’s philosophy represents a regression compared to Althusser’s […]

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Awareness: part 2

Some one posted a comment to this post of mine, to which I replied, but then I made it into a new posting. You can check the comments of the original post  here:  “We will find, inevitably, as a kind, that the only things that change are the objects of our view, and not any […]

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Oligarchy Disguised as Democracy

I am not convinced that we can diffuse the motion with the Internet: The Internet is a money-power machine upheld by moves for power.  Here’s The repost:  He who says organization, says oligarchy. So wrote German sociologist Robert Michels during the formation of Europe’s big tent ‘people’s parties’ a century ago. According to Michels—a committed […]

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The Reality of Discourse

It is good to get this without having to search in your books. Thanks Mr Bryant.  I appreciate the flat ontology; yes. My question, if you are reading this (you removed the comment option on your blog) is how are we able to notice this flat reality if we are indeed occurring within the same […]

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