This week in oyster thinking, a chunk of a chapter for Book2.
In Descartes, Plato, Boethius, Ficino, in the whole of this tradition, the oyster occupies the zero point of animal existence. 3,562 more words
I’ve been interested for a while now, in relation to a book project, in the contemporary philosophical “school” of speculative realism. One of the things I wanted to do in the project was to link literary reading and writing to this philosophy, something that had not been done extensively at the time I began the project. 1,754 more words
Below is a Cool little synopsis of SR, but id like to just address that last bit at the end: “opposed to correlationalism”.
Here is a great example of the issue i treat: Is there a difference between a Truth of a statement, and the argumentative concept of it? 579 more words
Graham Harman, Speculative Realism series editor, interviews Markus Gabriel, author of Fields of Sense and Why the World Does Not Exist. It’s a long conversation, and very rich, so fix yourself a cup of tea or coffee, pop your phone on silent, and settle down for a read. 10,239 more words