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Sonic Disruptions

The Tate Britain is presenting Sonic Disruption a screening and discussion hosted as part of Speculative Tate and Late at Tate Britain series.

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Time and Events

I just came across Massimo Pigliucci’s interesting review of Mangabeira Unger and Lee Smolin’s book The Singular Universe and the Reality of Time. There are more than a few Whiteheadian themes explored throughout the review, including Unger and Smolin’s (U&S) view that time should be read as an abstraction from events and that the “laws” of the universe are better conceptualized as habits or contingent causal connections secured by the ongoingness of those events rather than as eternal, abstract formalisms. 941 more words


Philosophy Forum 25/03/2015- James Donovan: Toward a Model Relating Empathy, Charisma, and Telepathy

Dear All

this week we will be looking at a paper by James Donovan looking at the relations between the  concepts of telepathy, empathy and charisma. 16 more words

Speculative Realism

Simulated Landscape: Solar Reserve at the Lincoln Center, NYC

On a large 28-foot by 24-foot frameless LED wall, located near the Lincoln Center in New York, artist John Gerrard showed Solar Reserve, which is consider to be “a realistic video game type of art” that shows computer-generated images of a Nevada solar thermal power plant and its surrounding desert landscape. 3,427 more words

The Universe of Things: An Interview

Steven Shaviro’s new book is a wonderfully engaging study of speculative realism, new materialism, and the ways in which those fields can speak to and be informed by the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead.  71 more words


Moving Beyond the Human: Posthumanism, Transhumanism and Objects, Part III, William Davis

Author Information: William Davis, Virginia Tech, widavis@vt.edu<

Davis, William. “Moving Beyond the Human: Posthumanism, Transhumanism and Objects.” Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 4, no. 3 (2015): 9-14. 2,719 more words

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