the REPOST first : Originally posted on >ect podcast: >ect explores why philosophers are compelled to try to understand the social reality of which philosophy is a part https://soundcloud.com/ectpodcast/ect-9-in-conversation-with-ray-brassier “To really distinguish the ideal and the real is to understand how they are distinguished in practice, and not in thought – in what we do, […]Read More Ray Brassier Social Philosophy.
I seem to have found a significance for Anslem’s proof. It may be that it is not significance for whether God might exist, but, as I have said, significance for how I present ideas. We will start with the rendition from Princeton’s site. I think they have a pretty good rendition there. Without all the strict logical […]Read More Anslem’s Argument for the Proof of the Existence of God, the Disruption of Time, and the Categorization of Philosophical Behavior.
I feel it is time to clear the air; the smoke of post-modernism still seems to linger. It is time we come to terms with what Post-Modernism means, what it meant, what it is. There is no debate in this; any debate that would uphold a sort of PM catch-all has missed the issue. […]Read More The Modern of Post Modernism; The Anthropocene, Object Orientation and the Possibility of Ground.
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 […]Read More Awareness: part 2
The New Realism is just that: A manner of justification for a new reality. No big deal; its cool. I just wonder how critical they go. What is their purpose. Well, an intro to Toms book goes like this: “In the 20th century, phenomenology promised a method that would get […]Read More Comment on the comment of Tom Sparrow’s “The End of Phenomenology”.
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 […]Read More 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 […]Read More Repost: A little bit on Object Ontology.