Tag Archives: Meillassoux

Correlationism Redux – Instantiate this

I’ve been revisiting the argument against correlationism in chapter 1 of After Finitude. This has always struck me as perhaps the least interesting part of the book, and certainly the most misleading, insofar as it tends to draw the focus … Continue reading

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Meillassoux the neo-Cartesian

The invocation of a chasm between the archifossil-wielding, mathesis-brandishing, fideism-scorching scientistic Meillassoux of Après la finitude and the mourning-stricken, immortality-yearning, justice-hoping messianic Meillassoux of “Spectral Dilemma,” as well as the excerpts from L’Inexistence divine published in Harman’s book, is already … Continue reading

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What is Time?

There’s a famous passage in the Critique of Pure Reason where Kant delineates the positions which one can take with respect to the status of space and time. It goes as follows: Now what are space and time? Are they (1) … Continue reading

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Contingency and the Limits of Science

So, after browsing through the Speculative Turn (pdf here), and the comments on it by Hypertiling here, I thought that I might post the following article. Actually, it’s a few years old now, but it’s still fairly representative concerning my views on … Continue reading

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Meillassoux interview

An interesting Meillassoux interview (pdf) with Robin Mackay and Florian Hecker, published by Urbanomic. Their list of forthcoming publications is exhilarating, with the Nick Land collection, two books by Francois Laruelle, Reza Negarestani’s sequel to Cyclonopedia, and a work by Fernando … Continue reading

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