Archives mensuelles : mai 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 … Lire la suite

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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

Initialement publié sur 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 … Lire la suite

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Nomads: Space, Solitude, Science

Initialement publié sur 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 … Lire la suite

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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 … Lire la suite

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More Thoughts in Response to Levi Bryant

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This time from his latest God and Mythico-Poetic Thought. Rather than reject religion outright, how about rejecting the monotheism that requires inward directed souls/subjects to declare their belief in a perfect God? The internalized desire…

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DARK SUBJECTIVITY AND AN APODICTIC HERMENEUTICS OF SCIENCE: On Naturalism as Nostalgic Pathos

Levi Bryant has posted some rather dogmatic and reductionistic aphorisms expressing his extrapolations of conclusions taken not from science itself but from his own rather confused hermeneutics of science. Bryant has been through a long intellectual apprenticeship, involving harrowing work … Lire la suite

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STRUCTURAL CORRELATIONISM AND THE BATTLE FOR COGNITIVE HEGEMONY

Deleuze talks about the struggle for primacy in terms of the aspiration of various discipines to become « the official language of a Pure State » (DIALOGUES, 13). Thus in the French context the ancient supremacy of philosophy has been superseded by … Lire la suite

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