Monthly Archives: May 2013

DELEUZE AND METAPHOR, LARUELLE AND SUPERPOSITION: Thinking non-reduction with interaction

My post was meant as a response to the idea that the separation between scientific categories and transcendental principles is a necessary demarcation, needed to counter scientism, which conflates them into a simple identity. If one does not feel comfortable … Continue reading

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Bernard Stiegler Talk: Social Networking As a Stage of Grammatization and the New Political Question

Thanks to Sam Kinsley here

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From axioms and acceleration to indigenous cosmopolitics

Originally posted on Intra-Being:
I managed to get Cosmopolitics II back from a friend the other day and was led to revisit the last book in the series: The Curse of Tolerance. In the meanwhile, those sections of the interweb…

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ON THE IRREDUCIBILITY OF PHILOSOPHICAL CONCEPTS TO SCIENTIFIC CATEGORIES: scientistic reduction vs transversal porting

Very interesting discussion over Deleuze’s views on the relation between philosophical concepts and scientific categories at Footnotes to Plato. I agree with Matt that Deleuze was trying to provide a metaphysics for science and so was criticising the representationalism and … Continue reading

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Nomads: Space, Solitude, Science

Originally posted on Fractal Ontology:
Royal science is inseparable from a “hylomorphic” model implying both a form that organizes matter, and a matter prepared for the form; it has often been shown that this schema derives less from technology or…

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THE PULSATION BETWEEN IMAGE AND CONCEPT vs ANALYTIC LITERAL-MINDEDNESS

“Bryant is thrashing within the grips of the ascetic will, as Nietzsche described it” (see comments section here) I think Jason was making a valid point here, neither dogmatic nor servile nor even lacking in civility. We should distinguish being … Continue reading

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LARUELLE: CORRELATION vs PRIMACY

JTH at atheology has given a very fair and open-minded reply to my remarks on the battle for cognitive hegemony (originally a comment to his post on verificationism), expressing his reservations about Deleuze and Guattari’s narrative of the attempt to … Continue reading

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