Monthly Archives: January 2013

ORDINARY CORRELATION (2): Relaxing the OOOxian cramp

I think that the OOO use of the word “correlation” is not ordinary, and the seeming circle of emprisonment it describes is more a Wittgensteinian “cramp” or contraction produced and propagated by those who pretend to show us the way … Continue reading

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AGAINST CORRELOLOGY: On the dumbing down of realism

I see no reason to regard internal realism as correlationist, when it was elaborated to deal with the sorts of worries that the correlologists (those who believe in the notion of correlation) raise post festum, and Harman’s notion of the non-absolute … Continue reading

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LARUELLE’S THIRD TABLE: IN-ITSELF vs IN-THE-LAST-INSTANCE

Jm Lacrosse poses the interesting idea that for Laruelle ” the table in-last-instance is not a table anymore, the table can only be said as table through the determination of a specific philosophy. There is no table in itself in Real … Continue reading

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ORDINARY CORRELATION

My feeling about the use of the word “correlation” changed as a result of reading the excellent article by Katerina Kolozova on Laruelle’s non-marxism and on the need for monstrously radical concepts. It confirmed my feeling that the OOOxians’ concept … Continue reading

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FEYERABEND AND LARUELLE (2): No fixed roads, no stable frameworks

The desire to escape from enslavement to traditional transcendental schemas of conceptuality, to be free from the domination of transcendence and of onto-theology, to make the leap into pure immanence, explains why some of us were initially attracted by the … Continue reading

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LARUELLE’S THIRD TABLE: IMBRICATION VS DEMARCATION

I found Anthony Paul Smith’s talk on Laruelle and the Speculative Turn very interesting, but also very puzzling, especially if one compares the position attributed to Laruelle with Graham Harman’s position in THE THIRD TABLE. Harman’s position is one of … Continue reading

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LARUELLE’S THIRD TABLE: Anthony Paul Smith’s Clarifications

Another interesting talk by APS on Laruelle and the Speculative Turn here. He makes much use of Louis Morelle’s paper on Speculative Realism. Anthony for some reason keeps talking about chairs, but to align his talk with the example used … Continue reading

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