Posts Tagged ‘levi bryant’

I was quite unable to keep up with the exchanges between Jussi Parika, the commenters on his blog, and the OOO folks (Harman, Bogost, Bryant, Paul Caplan, and Robert Jackson). It’s always hard in such situations to separate the critique from the shit talking as argumentative strategy falls right in the middle. Part of the […]


Against the limitations of time I have been trying to get some sense of what happened in California in the last week in regards to OOO and, in particular, its relation to process philosophy. This contrast and/or relation is no doubt due to Whitehead has being pulled into both camps. Furthermore, a set of exchanges […]


Michael ends a post partially in response¬† to my last post that nature isn’t terrifying. Many of my posts here would seem to assert exactly the opposite – that a darkly vitalistic nature is a horrible monstrousity – but this darkness is a darkness for us and not in itself. This was suggested in comments […]


Levi has an interesting post about quantum mechanics and Speculative Realism. A whole slew of issues arises surrounding epistemological versus ontological realism particularly in regards to the issue of observation and the uncertainty principle. As the Dailykos post he references makes clear, decoherence does not assert that everything depends on observation, but that at some […]


The seemingly unstoppable juggernaut known as object oriented philosophy continues to make its way across the wastes of the blogosphere.¬† Levi has written a particularly interesting piece here addressing change and the withdrawnness of objects in particular.¬† In regards to identity Levi writes: “the identity of the Ship of Tarsus is not based on its […]



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