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The Universe in a Nutshell: A Simple Guide to Speculative Realism*

Why do things happen in a predictable way?

Back in the Eighteenth Century, David Hume asked that simple question. In other words, why do some events necessarily follow other events? 1,016 more words


A Note on Hyperstition and Hidden Writing

To interact with Hidden Writings, one must persistently continue and contribute to the writing process of the book.[1]

In the landmark Cyclonopedia: complicity with anonymous materials… 3,145 more words

Metaphysical Bridges

There’s a very interesting (and extensive) interview with Pete Wolfendale over at Figure/Ground. One of the most exciting parts for me is the discussion of the analytic continental relationship which is something I have been working on more and more in the last 6 months (largely with Matt Hare at PAF). 1,831 more words

Speculative Realism

Speculative Materialism and International Relations

‘ are not as free as you think you are; your cleverness and pride bind you to the truth. Don’t you see what you are doing to us and yourselves?’ ~’The Animal’s Lawsuit Against Humanity’, 10th Century Iraqi Fable. 1,236 more words

New Reading Matter

I have recently come across three exciting new books as I start my work on Monsoon Assemblages. They are likely to become essential references for the project.  375 more words


In an "Ecological Field"

Kind response to Radical Empiricism: Speculative Field Notes (complete)

by Jeff Tangel

I really appreciate this exploration of “pure experience”–for me, a helpful look at James’s thinking and how that can be employed to do the same work Speculative Realism aims at–namely reorienting ourselves, horizontally—as best we can—in the scheme of things. 267 more words



I had an interesting tutorial today with Gareth Polmeer regarding the research paper I am writing. Whilst investigating reading Phenomenology and Speculative Realism I came across… 195 more words