Maurizo Ferraris’ recent short text Positive Realism (Zer0, Dec 2015) attempts to define what his form of New Realism is against, and what it builds off of, engaging a wide range of philosophical positions (metaphysical realism, internal realism, scientific realism, Markus Gabriel’s New Realism, Harman’s ontology and others) while making a general claim to a philosophy informed by common sense. 1,226 more words
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this week speculative season will continue with a look at chapter 7 of Ray Brassier’s book (Nihil Unbound) ‘The Truth of Extinction’. The meeting will be in UL102 14:15-15:45.
this week we will return to ‘Speculative Season’ by starting to look at the work of Ray Brassier. The first piece of work we’ll be looking at is his essay from the Speculative Turn ‘Concepts and Objects’. 15 more words
The forum will spend another week on this difficult thinker. This time I’d like to offer multiple sources to try to help us unravel it . 100 more words
Philosophy Forum 07/04/2016 -Iain Grant: How Nature Comes to be Thought: Schelling's Paradox and the Problem of Location
next week we will continue trying to fathom Dr Grant’s realist idealism with a paper of his entitled ‘How Nature Comes to be Thought: Schelling’s Paradox and the Problem of Location’. 17 more words