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The Present Actual Situation of Philosophical Reflection

While philosophical reflection is temporally-historically so conditioned, its aim is the universal and eternal.  These however are, and are reflectively discernible, only in and through the individual and temporal. 

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Prometheanism and its Critics

Ray Brassier’s contribution to #Accelerate.

This essay is about how we can, or even should, collectively orient ourselves to the future.  Giving up on the future essentially means to give up on the intellectual project of the Enlightenment.   2,458 more words


Interaction, imposition, individualism and technology

What the Net seems to be doing is chipping away my capacity for concentration and contemplation. Whether I’m online or not, my mind now expects to take in information the way the Net distributes it: in a swiftly moving stream of particles.

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"Philosophy is really homesickness; the urge to be at home everywhere." Novalis

(A deconstructed bird nest for a new art project.)

When we turned the car west, the miles of snowy Sierra pines and stone pushed into greenly-wooded foothills and then into rolling brown scrub of the Pacific. 563 more words


Battle of the Worst of the Worst

The battle between metaphysics and the rest proves that there is the worst of the worst. That is to say, as someone whose facticity falls in “the rest”, I would choose the bad side of metaphysics, for even the bad side of the latter is brighter then the brightest side of the rest. 138 more words


02 - Narcisismo e Dispersão na Interpretação de Trakl por Heidegger em 1953

Narcisismo e Dispersão na Interpretação de Trakl por Heidegger em 1953


O pensamento de Martin Heidegger continua a ter uma influência massiva – e em constante crescimento – sobre o desenvolvimento da ‘filosofia’ moderna; na formulação de suas questões, na seleção de seus ‘objetos’ e nas construções de sua história. 10,343 more words



The 60s and 70s are remembered for many things: Vietnam, Woodstock, Watergate, the Cold War. When I pull out far enough, however, and see this period in the wide sweep of history, what jump out at me as the most consequential events along with the civil rights struggle are the space missions: Mercury, Gemini, Apollo. 285 more words