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Historical Apologetics: Against Non-Philosophical Humanism

Against Non-Philosophical Humanism http://syntheticzero.net/2018/10/29/against-non-philosophical-humanism/ — Read on syntheticzero.net/2018/10/29/against-non-philosophical-humanism/ Though I would have something to say about his conclusion or estimation at the end, the first 87% of the essay is excellent description of non-philosophy and some of it it's philosophical problems. The perspective of this essay is still based from modern-post-modern centrality, which is to… Continue reading Historical Apologetics: Against Non-Philosophical Humanism

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A Comment on Ontological Equivocation and the Possibility of Plurality (repost).

The thought of Plurality came to be right now in coming across Graham Harman's plug for a couple new Object Oriented books. (or perhaps just 'Realism' books; who knows anymore. lol) In particular, the ideas of Tristan Garcia, the "Life Intense". Now, I have not read hardly anything of Tristan; what I have read sort of… Continue reading A Comment on Ontological Equivocation and the Possibility of Plurality (repost).

Francois Laruelle, Graham Harman, philosophy, realism, Slavoj Zizek

A Comment on Ontological Equivocation and the Possibility of Plurality.

The thought of Plurality came to be right now in coming across Graham Harman's plug for a couple new Object Oriented books. In particular, the ideas of Tristan Garcia, the "Life Intense". Now, I have not read hardly anything of Tristan; what I have read sort of left me pondering. Now, I just read the summary… Continue reading A Comment on Ontological Equivocation and the Possibility of Plurality.

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Orientation.

Issac Asimov's "Foundation" is to the philosophical issue "of the two" as Gilles Delieze and Felix Guattari metaphysics is to "the multiple". The distinction is the difference not only of investment, but of orientation upon objects. Metaphysics, while definitely involved with real occurrences of political and ideological dimensions, outlining a certain real description of how… Continue reading Orientation.

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Clean Shave, by CSP – and other postmodern avoidance.

What is the relationship between art and philosophy? That is the issue I treat. In "The Postmodern Condition", Jean-Francois Lyotard speaks of this dichotomy in terms of 'narrative' and 'scientific' discourses. Emmanuel Kant speaks of the difference between Practical and Pure reason. And others also divide essential Being into dichotomous factions and never seem to… Continue reading Clean Shave, by CSP – and other postmodern avoidance.