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Peter Kingsley’s CATAFALQUE (3): Epistemological Slippage

In this review I am in the process of subtracting Peter Kingsley’s dogmatic elements and of immanentising him (no doubt against his grain). A first line of entry into examining Kingsley’s attempt to inherit Jung is epistemological. Jung was very … Lire la suite

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Peter Kingsley’s CATAFALQUE (2): The War between Spirit and Brain

In a note (v 2, p 483) of CATAFALQUE Peter Kingsley pours scorn on Nietzsche, Heidegger, Steiner, and Aurobindo for their supposed « fantasies » and « clumsy misunderstandings » of Parmenides’ poetic language and style. He repudiates in particular Aurobindo’s talk of Heraclitus’s … Lire la suite

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Peter Kingsley’s CATAFALQUE (1): A Contrary Review

I have just received CATAFALQUE by Peter Kingsley, and am only part way through it (about 100 pages, including his very copious notes, which fill up the second volume). I discovered the existence of Kingsley’s CATAFALQUE by accident, or, if … Lire la suite

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TRANS-TRUTH AND THE QUANTUM GOD: Meditations on Steve Fuller’s NIETZSCHEAN MEDITATIONS (5)

We are perhaps going through a major paradigm change in the relations between science and religion. Rather than seeking a new synthesis, our first task is rather to separate the two in order to allow them to collaborate in new … Lire la suite

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ON TRANSLATION-BLINDNESS: Meditations on Steve Fuller’s NIETZSCHEAN MEDITATIONS (4)

I have been discussing Steve Fuller’s new book NIETZSCHEAN MEDITATIONS Untimely Thoughts at the Dawn of the Transhuman Era in a language influenced by my reading of contemporary French Continental Philosophy. This is not the style that Fuller uses to … Lire la suite

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VIDEO OF PHILIP K. DICK’S « If you find this world bad you should see some of the others »

https://videotheque.cnrs.fr/mobile/player_simple.php?id_doc=2267

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MORE ON THE DELEUZE/HILLMAN CONVERGENCE: a personal experience

I have not published anything on the subject of the Deleuze/Hillman convergence, despite having been quite inspired by it at a key period in my life.. I first became interested in the Deleuze/Hillman convergence in the late 1970s. I read … Lire la suite

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