Monthly Archives: August 2014

PLURALIST FLEXI-ONTOLOGY (Deleuze, Lyotard, Serres, and Feyerabend)

IN 1980 after spending 6 months in Paris attending Deleuze and Foucault’s seminars, and interviewing Serres and Lyotard, I returned to Sydney and gave a paper synthesising my impressions. It was published in THE FOREIGN BODIES PAPERS, 1981. The title … Continue reading

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MICHEL SERRES INTERVIEWED BY TERENCE BLAKE (1980)

This is an interview I conducted with Michel Serres in his home in Paris in 1980. It was published in ON THE BEACH, No. 6 Spring 1984 and 7/8 Summer-Autumn 1985, and was translated by Ross Gibson.

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Forthcoming book. Michel Serres: A Critical Introduction

Originally posted on Christopher Watkin:
I am pleased and honoured to have recently signed a contract on a critical introduction to Michel Serres for an Anglophone readership. The backstory to Michel Serres: A Critical Introduction is the impression I have…

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LATOUR ON DIGITALITY

David Berry has published an interesting post on Bruno Latour’s seemingly reductionist notion of the digital. I think that in his remarks at the Plenary Lecture for the Digital Humanities Latour may have partially regressed to his older ANT thought, … Continue reading

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DAVID BERRY ON AIME

Very interesting article by David Berry On Latour’s Notion of the Digital. I cannot resist excerpting a lengthy footnote on the frustrating experience of using the AIME platform: “[1] Accepting the well-designed look of the website that contains the AIME … Continue reading

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ONFRAY CRITIQUE DE MEILLASSOUX: ACOSMISME SURCONCEPTUEL

Lorsque je veux parler de Michel Onfray je dois avouer que suis confronté avec un blocage mental que j’ai du mal à cerner. C’est peut-être que je suis encore trop fasciné par le monde du concept “surconceptuel”. Je lis Badiou … Continue reading

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DECLINE OF THE AURA OF THE SCHOLAR

The scholar is a figure of someone who is passionate about a particular subject, and who may even able to make their living out of their passion if they manage to get a university job that permits research. The academic … Continue reading

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