FULL PAPER: PERFORMATIVE CONTRADICTIONS IN LEVI BRYANT’S NATURALISM

Absract: Levi Bryant is unable to live up to the goals of his own philosophical project, and his texts are a dissatisfying mixture of conceptual incoherence, critiques of nonexistent adversaries, confusion between stipulative definitions and concrete theses about the world, wordy abstract ramblings about “objects”, “units” or “machines”, combined with banal yet underdevelopped “possible” examples to give the appearance of a concreteness that may come (subjunctively) and that never does. The big problem is that Levi Bryant’s philosophy, like OOO in general, is just empty word-magic masquerading as involvement with concrete things.

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