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Does the Oyster Need "Agency"?

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

MedievalBlog

Scripture become Philosophy become Fantasy

Cosmos and History has published “From Scripture to Fantasy: Adrian Johnston and the Problem of Continental Fundamentalism” in their most recent edition, which can be found… 218 more words

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Perichoretic Oikeiosis

What Augustine says concerning God—namely, that “the Father is not God without the Son, nor the Son God without the Father” (On the Trinity… 723 more words

Object-Oriented Ontology

Grant Hamilton Interviewed by Andrés Lomeña

It seems as though this little book of mine is sparking some interest! Here is an interview that I recently gave to Spanish critic and writer, Andrés Lomeña. 2,142 more words

Literary Theory

On Grant Hamilton: The World of Broken Machines

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

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The Unpopular Option.

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

Philosophy

Graham Harman interviews Markus Gabriel

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

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