So what is the thing in itself? Is it the thing without me? As such we ascribe it to be without qualities. We might say that primary qualities are more real if and only if they have the absolute spatio-temporality given to them -or that they give. 670 more words
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owing to the fascinating nature of the matter, Quentin’s chapter on ‘Ancestrality’ will get a second session of discussion. I note that Zizek has written a chapter on this kind of business in… 37 more words
The Work of Criticism in the Age of its Technological Irrelevancy, or, "Record Reviews are So 1990s"
Saul Austerlitz’s short essay for New York Times Magazine last week (4/6/14), “The Pernicious Rise of Poptimism,” is good reading not just for people invested in the respective cultural stocks of Queen Beyonce and Sir Kevin Shields of the virtuously distorted guitar, but also for anyone who cares about the ways we write about music. 1,097 more words
I just found out today that Ray Brassier will be at Duquesne University tomorrow afternoon at 3:15, presenting at the Simon Silverman Center (Library 1st floor). 17 more words