Posts Tagged ‘ooo’

The initial chatter around Pete Wolfendale’s book generally seemed to fall into two camps. The first being that the text was merely a massive pile of vitriol directed towards OOOers with the second being the question ‘Why would Pete devote so much of his time to a provocation that may well go unanswered?’ Wolfendale addresses […]

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 […]

Both Graham and Levi respond to my previous post. Levi makes the case that OOO/OOP is doing well because it has produced, and will continue to produce, useful research projects. It’s of course no surprise that a philosophy of objects has useful pragmatic output but this fact is still, as I said before, connected to […]

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 […]


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