Monthly Archives: June 2013

DELEUZE: DISCUSSION ON IVENS AND HEGEL (translated from notes by Jean-Clet Martin)

Reblogged and translated from Jean-Clet Martin’s blog STRASS DE LA PHILOSOPHIE May 20 A discussion by Deleuze concerning Ivens and Hegel Ah what was I saying, what were we saying? Well, Ivens, the old Ivens… Well, what in fact is … Continue reading

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UNE DISCUSSION DE DELEUZE SUR IVENS ET HEGEL

Rebloggé du blog de Jean-Clet Martin STRASS DE LA PHILOSOPHIE May 20 Une discussion de Deleuze sur Ivens et Hegel Euh qu’est-ce que je disais, qu’est-ce que nous disions ? Eh bien, Ivens. Ivens vieux… Eh bien quoi au juste dans … Continue reading

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quote of the day

ATHEOLOGY, another very interesting blog, publishes this (paraphraseded) quote from Meillassoux, without comment. In the interest of completeness I appended one possible comment, no doubt others are possible. quote of the day.

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Strung along

From Angela Roothaan’s excellent blog. A post on William James’ A PLURALISTIC UNIVERSE Strung along.

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TRANSMINING: Harman’s Reductionism

Graham Harman denies the reality of the simplest objects that we can see or touch: as common sense objects they are, he tells us, “utter shams”. The same remark applies to scientific objects. What is real? Harman postulates a domain … Continue reading

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FEYERABEND AND THE DOG: BECOMING UN-DEFINED

An interesting example of the dog as psychoanalyst (really schizoanalyst, but let’s not quibble about brand names) is given by Feyerabend in his autobiography KILLING TIME. He describes his passage from “icy egotist” to a human being capable of friendship … Continue reading

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FROM DEMONICITY TO COSMICITY: FOR A NON-APOTROPAIC RELATION

The dog teaches us that all is meat, prey to decomposition and decay. It teaches us that we can go for the bare bones of the situation, cutting away the flesh to get to that which assembles it: skeleton, framework, … Continue reading

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