Archives mensuelles : octobre 2014

DELEUZE AND OOO: the assassination of philosophy

In the long interview (« Gilles Deleuze from A to Z ») that constitutes, along with WHAT IS PHILOSOPHY?, his summing up of his philosophical legacy, Deleuze discusses the danger to philosophy constituted by the formation of philosophical schools. In this extract … Lire la suite

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DELEUZE AND DEPRESSION

When Deleuze theorises the kind of “one-sided dialogue” that Feyerabend talks about, he tells us that creation stems from a solitude that is richly populated because each of us “is many”, that is his depression talking just as much as … Lire la suite

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DELEUZE AND NEGATIVITY

Gilles Deleuze refuses the pure Platonic light of positivity and aids us in confronting the shadow inside the cavern and befriending it. There are a plethora of negative prefixes in Deleuze’s texts (in-, a-, de-, non-, un-), which are the … Lire la suite

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L’exposé de Badiou : objet comme forme de l’être et relation comme forme de l’existence

Initialement publié sur L'obscurité :
Ce matin à 10 heures à l’ENS rue d’Ulm: http://www.ens.fr/actualites/agenda/article/colloque-relation-objet dans mon article précédent annonçant ce colloque j’en étais resté à l’opposition Platon-Aristote dans la distinction entre les deux types de mentalité que je caractérisais…

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OOO’S DYSTOPIAN DIALOGUE

People who live in withdrawn houses shouldn’t throw stones Is OOO and its critique just an insider phenomenon? Or can other voices be heard? Was there a real collective dream there at the start, or was marketing the only real … Lire la suite

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MARK ON « NO ONE OBJECT EXHAUSTS ANOTHER »

I am reblogging this from the discussion on Jon Cogburn’s blog as it is a very complete analysis on a specific topic: Mark a écrit en réponse à Method… « The short answer to your question is that Harman insists that … Lire la suite

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Frank Herbert interview and lecture tapes.

Initialement publié sur Bob R Bogle :
It is my pleasure to announce to you the existence of this marvelous storehouse of recordings of Frank Herbert, made in 1980. These ten hours of recordings were made in interview situations and lectures,…

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DELEUZE ET DUNE: aperçu

Je viens de recevoir les Actes des troisièmes Journées Enseignement et Science-Fiction, de l’ESPE de l’Académie de Nice Célestin Freinet, 10&11 juin 2013.

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ON THE POVERTY OF OOO’S ONTOLOGY OF NETWORKS

Is there any relation between OOO’s simplistic metaphysics and their exclusionary online behaviour? I think that there is, and that OOO’s ontology of withdrawal leads to an ill-conceived and unproductive ontology of networks. Just as Harman’s real objects are obtained … Lire la suite

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BADIOU ON FACING A SITUATION VOID OF THOUGHT

From the first class of Badiou’s seminar for 2014-2015: The Immanence of Truths (3), my translation. Badiou discusses HYPERION by Hölderlin: « The contemporary relevance of this novel is quite striking because fundamentally what Hölderlin is meditating on concerning the the … Lire la suite

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