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Reblog: So you want to read Michel Serres? Start here — Christopher Watkin

Very useful and interesting set of resources on Christopher Watkin’s blog. His book MICHEL SERRES: A CRITICAL INTRODUCTION, published by Edinburgh University Press, is due to come out 31/03/2020. I recently received an email from someone wanting to get into … Lire la suite

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MY WRITINGS ON MICHEL SERRES (2) Blog Posts

https://terenceblake.wordpress.com/2019/01/06/incandescent-impressions-1-prologemona-to-reading-michel-serres-the-incandescent/ https://terenceblake.wordpress.com/2016/09/14/michel-serres-imaginal-pluralism-vs-informational-monism/ https://terenceblake.wordpress.com/2015/11/22/michel-serres-pantopic-non-philosophy-no-logo-but-legion/ https://terenceblake.wordpress.com/2015/11/19/michel-serres-and-non-philosophy-1-philosophy-and-the-desire-for-power/ https://terenceblake.wordpress.com/2014/11/15/plato-was-wrong-michel-serres-on-finding-truth-in-the-cavern/ https://terenceblake.wordpress.com/2013/10/30/michel-serres-on-tintin-and-tintinolatry/ https://terenceblake.wordpress.com/2014/12/21/most-impressive-philosophers-ive-met-deleuze-lyotard-serres/ https://terenceblake.wordpress.com/2016/11/17/pluralist-metaphysical-research-programmes-feyerabend-deleuze-laruelle-zizek-serres-stiegler-badiou-latour/  

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MY WRITINGS ON MICHEL SERRES (1): Interview, Review, Meta-Ontology

  1) Interview with Michel Serres This is an interview on pluralism I conducted with Michel Serres in his home in Paris in 1980. It was published in ON THE BEACH, Nos. 6 Spring 1984 and 7/8 Summer-Autumn 1985, translated … Lire la suite

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Four Accesses to the Infinite (Badiou)

Initialement publié sur fragilekeys :
Translation of: Alain Badiou, The Immanence of Truths, Section III, Chapter c11, parts 1-4 (out of 12) Four accesses to the infinite 1. Objections concerning the set-theoretical concept of the infinite I demonstrated previously that the…

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BRUTALISME by Achille Mbembe – Translation of the Publishers’ Description

Achille Mbembe, Brutalisme, Éditions de la Découverte, February 2020 Description from the publishers’ site (my translation) « All the spheres of existence are henceforth penetrated by capital, and the ordering of human societies is effected from now on according to a … Lire la suite

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SIC OMNIBUS LUCET: The Death of Logos and The Rebirth of Verbum

Here is the incipit of Pervigilium Finneganis, Adam Roberts’⁩ Latin translation of Finnegans Wake (available on amazon for the modicum of EUR 1,76 : flumenflue, transitum Eva et Adae, declinationem ab litore ad flectere lauri, commodius ab nobis facit Houuthi … Lire la suite

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DELEUZE AGAINST DEBATE: a dogmatic self-invalidating meme

Deleuze and Guattari are often quoted as condemning « debate » or « discussion » as incompatible with the creation of concepts. This assertion by Deleuze and Guattari, and in other places by Deleuze in his own name, is a self-contradiction, they are debating … Lire la suite

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