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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).

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Problematizing Whiteness; Correlation and the Two Routes.

In my very early and preliminary reflections on whiteness and being white it seems obvious to me that two issues are present in the philosophical reckoning. 1) The theoretical postmodern maxim of discursive reality. And 2) The fact that no human Being is actually white. At best, even an albino is not truly white. If… Continue reading Problematizing Whiteness; Correlation and the Two Routes.

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Power and other Unfashionable Philosophical Questions.

Due to the question of philosophy's Being moved to the margin for the sake of human necessity, some questions arise, likewise, necessarily. In the determination of Being, what is Being left out? Is the knowledge of things determinable? Is there an obligation in the knowledge of Being? Does history convey a requirement in the designation… Continue reading Power and other Unfashionable Philosophical Questions.

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We Can See That We Are Blind; Forensic Philosophy.

I was re-pondering my  recent post "Principle of sufficient discourse. ". The example given there of the native peoples of the Western Hemisphere not seeing Spanish ships caused me pause. It had not before today. This illustration is supposed to speak to the power of discourse to establish worlds, and I have always viewed it within… Continue reading We Can See That We Are Blind; Forensic Philosophy.

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Weird…The argument {for-against} Graham Harman that has any weight he could admit (if he would ever know of it).

Weirdness. (more notes for The Second Moment coming own 2017: I think about some towns that have a certain motto like where I lived for a bit, Hollywood California, and then for some time, Santa Cruz California, but also another town that likes that motto that I spent some time in many years ago, Boulder… Continue reading Weird…The argument {for-against} Graham Harman that has any weight he could admit (if he would ever know of it).