The object-oriented ontological (OOO) perspective developed by Levi Bryant, which in many respects I find appealing, is explicitly anti-theistic, at least vis-à-vis traditional theism. 265 more words
So, I have begun to think about the possible points of relationship between object-oriented philosophy and literature. And while there are seemingly many potentially interesting avenues of inquiry to follow, I think there is one that looks very promising indeed. 819 more words
As if I haven’t posted about Whitehead enough recently, I need to link to Craig Hickman’s introductory post on Process and Reality. It’s one of the clearest and shortest takes on what’s at stake in Whitehead’s philosophy I’ve read and I recommend it to anyone struggling to find a way into the notoriously difficult account given in that work… 710 more words
Will the real objects of politics please stand up?
by Adrian Ivakhiv
Excerpted by permission. Keep reading at Global Discourse: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Current Affairs and Applied Contemporary Thought… 688 more words
Returning once again to Tom Sparrow’s book on the various new realisms abroad in the philosophical scene we discover him in chapter four introducing us to Graham Harman and his brand of Speculative Realism termed Object-Oriented Ontology (OOO). 1,036 more words