Monthly Archives: December 2014

TO LIVE AND THINK LIKE POETS: Badiou’s five maxims of Châtelet’s thought

Some people admire Badiou for his mathematical sophistication and for his contributions to a post-Cantorian ontology. This technical side to his system has never seemed very useful or convincing to me, and I much prefer Badiou in his “wisdom of … Continue reading

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BLOG TIPS (1): always make a copy of your comment before posting it

Update: my comment of today now appears, but the original instance never did. Sometimes when you make a comment on the blogosphere it just disappears for no apparent reason. This is why you should always make a copy of your … Continue reading

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PLURALIST GREETINGS

I shall continue thinking and writing about my ideas in philosophy, researching and developing religious, epistemological and ontological pluralism, exploring the relations between philosophy and science fiction, combating the academic cliques and cartels. Thank you to everyone who encouraged me … Continue reading

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ON LATOUR: against taboos to thinking

Latour has no sense of religiosity as being founded in the body, which is at most the seat of “metamorphosis” for him. Latour is in flight from the body and metamorphosis into religion. Subjecthood is the goal of religion in … Continue reading

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ON BADIOU

I accord no fundamental importance to Badiou’s allegorical hermeneutics of technical developments in set theory. Without the allegorisation they do not amount to much, and it is the allegorical version of his concepts that is in rivality with those of … Continue reading

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TESTABILITY AND REALISM IN MODERN PHYSICS

Response to  DOES THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD NEED REVISION?, a blog post by Sabine Hossenfelder. I agree with the demand of testability for a scientific theory but I find Sabine’s formulation very vague, which is probably a good thing as making … Continue reading

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BRUNO LATOUR’S METAPHYSICS OF RELIGION: a position paper

This paper gathers together my thoughts on Latour’s analysis of religion and on its shortcomings from a pluralist perspective. All comments are welcome.

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