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There’s certainly no shortage of discourse on the pseudo-ephemeral nature of money. The medieval (or even older) malleability of meaning surrounding the ledger, and of the (negative) magnitude of debt, the disentanglement of currency from its geological-metallic weight, the ever-widening role of credit, and the more recent complexities of crypto-currency and off-shore tax shelters, have […]


Updated yet again! Failure Feb 14-15, 2013 Keynote: Jack Halberstam The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at U of W Milwaukee 300w abstracts by Dec 1, 2012 Labyrinths: Navigating Complexity Across the Humanities Feb 15-17 Keynote: Cary Wolfe McGill English Graduate Student Association 150w abstracts by Dec 1, 2012 Duquesne Graduate Conference in Philosophy (Philosophy and […]


A Personal Post

23Jun12

I generally try to keep personal things off here but exceptions are made to be made. My friend Josh, who I’ve known since kindergarten, has a very well written blog here which is equal parts interesting, sad, and funny. For the better part of a decade Josh has been dealing with Schizophrenia and recently has […]


Ravaisson begins to close Of Habit writing: “Between the ultimate depths of nature and the highest point of reflective freedom, there are an infinite number of degrees of measuring the development of one and the same power, and as one rises through them, extension – the condition of knowledge – increases with the distinction and […]


Some somewhat banal updates about things I’m working on: 1 – For the Of Monsters, and Miracles conference at my home university of Western I am completing a piece called “A Weird Posthumanism” which is on Lovecraft and Luciana Parisi as making a kind of proto posthumanism together with their biological articulations of early planetary […]


via Michael Austin call for papers for a special issue of The Edgar Allan Poe Review, forthcoming in Fall 2012, and guest-edited by Sean Moreland, Devin Zane Shaw, and Jonathan Murphy. The editors invite original essays that address the influence of German Idealist and Romantic thought upon Edgar Allan Poe. While it has become a […]


I found Ray Brassier’s recent talk on Sellars and Brandom quite interesting. What was particularly striking was Brassier’s comment that Sellars is a thinker of stratified processes, a project sounds utterly fascinating given my own attempts at trying to adequately (if speculatively) describe the relation of thought to nature. Furthermore, a critical focus of the […]



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