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Latour and the Secular

The argument I have been advancing on this blog has centred on the claim that religious categories are essential to Latour’s philosophical project. Modernity, notwithstanding its claims, is ‘religious’ because it leverages categories of transcendence to secure its political hegemony over minority collectives in the world. 1,238 more words

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You cannot be Serres-ist?! Baal and the Challenger explosion

Okay, I will admit to being prejudiced.  Or rather, having encountered a certain group and then unfairly tarred’em all with the same brush.
And that group is….   111 more words


French Philosophy Today reviewed at NDPR

French Philosophy Today has just been reviewed over at Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. Here are some highlights:

Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s famously defined philosophical production as concept creation.

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Barbara Herrnstein Smith on Latour's Religion

Here is an excellent article by Emeritus Professor Barbara Herrnstein Smith on Latour’s religion: a must-read for all who are interested in this blog.

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Science and Religion

The current issue of Nature has a very interesting article on the Science and Religion debate, in which Kathryn Pritchard deals with how the Church of England attempts to engage with the popular narrative of conflict that pervades contemporary culture.

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Review: 'A Philosophy of Christian Materialism'

Readers of this month’s edition of the journal Modern Theology can look at my extended review of this excellent book:

A Philosophy of Christian Materialism: Entangled Fidelities and the Public Good…

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