The present state of philosophical effort can be summed up if we are honest: It is less philosophiical and more a Critical Methodology. The reason for this is found by the insistance of the priviledged subject, the thinker who no matter what discursive arrangments, no matter how passionatly one might assert and wish it, will… Continue reading Because I Choose To.
I guess this is the closest type of embed I can find. While it seems somewhat contrary to have all my theoretical/critical posts and essays and then post these songs, such as the one below, the point will be similar to how Harman talks about Lovecraft, or Miellassoux uses Mallarme, or Hiedegger brings in Holderlin.… Continue reading Love’s Kitchen and the Parallax View.
When we are too close to an event, we talk about it as from a distance. That is, what we say is automatically distanced from the event, a maximum distance. The event is thus, by this occurrence, an object. As opposed to our psychotherapeutic model, the closer we are to an event, the more dishonest… Continue reading Post-modernism’s Worth.
Nonsense! Ridiculousness! The usual suspects rage. So now we need to try and reel it in. If the fish has been snagged by the line, then we need to start to bring it back away from the fish of mere ideas, back from objectival discourse that sees authors and their ideas as True Things to… Continue reading Repost: A little bit on Object Ontology.
[it appears that the most recent wordpress update has strung all the paragraph breaks together. So its like one long run on paragraph now. But the *'s do indicate a break.]Significance. What we can call the Romance is based upon and or around what I call the significant experience, which falls well in line with… Continue reading Repost: The Significant Event, part 1
I agree with Malabou's initial consideration. "Relinquishing transcendentalism". How tentative. How civilized. But her approach, I must say, just like all subsequent considerations, asks good questions but then never quite gets to any answer what so ever more than a reiteration, a parroting of conventional method. In very short verse: this is correlationalism. The very… Continue reading Am I Beginning to Make Any Sense at All?
I suppose the question left is a trick question because one cannot dismiss the link already established between philosophy and ideology and politics; there is indeed reality to be dealt with. The question behind philosophical learning has to do with if it has already been or is being dealt with by the historical discourse, if… Continue reading SE part 10ai, part B: The Revolution Will not be Televised (nor disseminated in virtual media or social networking sites).