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There is no spatial, chronological or privileged difference anymore between the real and the concept it mirrors. The real is imaginary and the imaginary is real. It is the closing of this distance that creates a flat, immanant and blindly … Continue reading Assimilation, Simulation, Neurosis and The Sensitive Heritage of Concepts.
It is in many ways tautological that a philosopher is not only a thinker of reality but also gradually makes reality a product of his thinking. So here we go – I look at my guitar in the corner of … Continue reading Does My Guitar Accrete Pneuma?
Laruelle’s non-philosophy is something that I am thinking through and with at the moment. I will refrain from trying to reduce his ideas or even properly describe them (I am still struggling!). What I wish to do however is suggest … Continue reading Laruelle & Neurosis: Operations of Exaggerating and Distancing.
Psychology teaches us that the identity and classification of concepts on paper may be satisfactory at first glance yet the mixture of concepts within the human organism (or if you wish the mind) is far from neutral, objective or clear. … Continue reading On The Irreducibility of Concepts and Their Unaccountability (Part Two)
On The Irreducibility of Concepts and Their Unaccountability (Part One) The problem of a classical theory of concepts (definitionism), which amounts to the same thing as a classification theory in general, is not only the assumption of some underlying identity … Continue reading On The Irreducibility of Concepts and Their Unaccountability (Part One)
So far myself and Freestone have thrown partially inchoate terms into ‘the world’. Or perhaps it would be more apt to say that we have conjured-up words that describe a new world; a world where the solid-world manifestation (and its … Continue reading Quick note on Accretions
The scope of my ontology is in many ways enormous and pluralistic; different realities being assimilated through relations and bonds (a photographic reality, a reality of a colour expressed and further assimilated by an insect, a reality waiting to form, … Continue reading Neurosis : revisited
100 years before the Kant accretion (that is, the tentacle concepts of Kant – albeit fictional or non-fictional) there came the Shakespeare accretion and in many ways it was a dark precursor to the Kant accretion and the Enlightenment assimilation … Continue reading Active Accretions