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Larval Subjects
April 16, 2014
An Object That is Not Oriented: Lacan’s Tenth Seminar
Starting at GCAS June 8 through June 29:  “An Object That is Not Oriented:  Lacan’s 10th Seminar”.  This course will explore issues of drive, desire, objet a, subjectivity, ego, and anxiety as one, among many, of the capitalist affects.  No prior familiarity with Lacan is required.  Requirements:  Reading Lacan’s 10th Seminar.  Information for registration will […]
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ANTHEM
April 16, 2014
Experimental Life: Vitalism in Romantic Science & Literature
Experimental Life: Vitalism in Romantic Science & Literature via http://newbooksinscitechsoc.com: Robert Mitchell’s new book is wonderfully situated across several intersections: of history and literature, of the Romantic and contemporary worlds, of Keats’ urn and a laboratory cylinder full of dry ice. In Experimental Life: Vitalism in Romantic Science and Literature (Johns Hopkins University [...]
from anthem-group.net
Knowledge Ecology
April 16, 2014
Big History and Cosmopolitics
[Image: Vincent Fournier] I’ll be speaking with some of the usual suspects at the International Big History Association Conference this August at Dominican University in San Rafael, California. Our Panel description and abstracts can be found below. (Don’t know what Big History is? Me neither until a few weeks ago. Here’s a short primer.) Panel […]
from knowledge-ecology.com
Digital Digs
April 16, 2014
digital impacts, scholarship, and general education
I’m bringing together a couple conversations I’ve been following online and that also have become juxtaposed at least on my campus: general education, with its attendant adjunct concerns, and impact metrics for research as they intertwine with digital activity. So…
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ANTHEM
April 16, 2014
Massumi on Undetermined Relations
Originally posted on synthetic_zero:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdgDF9bP8z0
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synthetic zero
April 16, 2014
Massumi on Undetermined Relations
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Larval Subjects
April 16, 2014
The Ontological and the Political: An Interview
A couple weeks ago I was interviewed by Radio Student in Ljubljana.  There’s a great deal here on both Onto-Cartogrpahy and politics.  Part one can be found here, while part two can be found here.
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synthetic zero
April 16, 2014
Goodbye to Complexity?
Originally posted on Deterritorial Investigations Unit:Scrolling through the internet’s back pages, I came across this old Nettime post from 2009 by Florian Cramer urging us to move past the fixation that the art world and activism have with second-order cybernetics, complexity, and the powers held at the edge of chaos. Today we have Galloway…
from syntheticzero.net
Philosophy in a Time of Error
April 16, 2014
Critical Animal: Agamben and Animals and Anthropogenesis, Again
Scu has some thoughts up on Agamben’s 2011 EGS lecture and a recent interview: Critical Animal: Agamben and Animals and Anthropogenesis, Again.
from philosophyinatimeoferror.com
Philosophy in a Time of Error
April 16, 2014
An “Oh, Yes!” for Continental Philosophy
Originally posted on Daily Nous:Last month saw the opening of the Scottish Centre for Continental Philosophy at the University of Dundee. At their inaugural workshop, James Williams (Dundee) delivered a brief address entitled “Continental Philosophy? Oh, Yes!” In it, he describes the areas and topics he thinks are especially fertile ground for future work in…
from philosophyinatimeoferror.com
synthetic zero
April 15, 2014
stan douglas’ panopticon
http://www.cbc.ca/ideas/episodes/2014/04/15/wachtel-on-the-arts—stan-douglas/
from syntheticzero.net
Ecology without Nature
April 15, 2014
Heeeere's Tristan!
Form and Object: A Treatise on Things. Excellent! Well done Jon Cogburn and Mark Allan Ohm for translating this magum opus of object-orientation. The French looked great and the English is obviously easier for me, thus even greater.It's a game changer!
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Ecology without Nature
April 15, 2014
Could Have Been Written by Blake
But was in fact written by Sloterdijk in a book I'm using for my lectures (he gave them last year in any case): “the vengeful joy of the melancholic who compiles an archive of evidence to show that the world has gone wrong.”
from ecologywithoutnature.blogspot.com
synthetic zero
April 15, 2014
Music for Manning, Richard Gilman-Opalsky
http://www.scribd.com/doc/58299096/Spectacular-Capitalism-Guy-Debord-and-the-Practice-of-Radical-Philosophy-by-Richard-Gilman-Opalsky
from syntheticzero.net
synthetic zero
April 15, 2014
From Subaltern to Precariat, Simon During
https://twitter.com/SimonDuring
from syntheticzero.net
synthetic zero
April 15, 2014
molly zuckerman-hartung’s notley
http://hyperallergic.com/119336/in-conversation-molly-zuckerman-hartung/
from syntheticzero.net
ANTHEM
April 15, 2014
Cyborg Art- Prefigurative, Performative, Inhuman, Hybrid? C.H.Gray
Culture, including art, is natural. Since humans are makers this means art is fundamentally a techno-social, hybrid system of the mental, the biological, the machinic and the inert. New understandings allow for new technosciences which produce new social conditions that lead to new understandings, all the while this dance means the creation of new artistic […]
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Immanence
April 15, 2014
Making the news
Since I’ve begun paying attention to web sites about the ongoing events in Ukraine, I’ve noticed how similar Russian web trolls are to climate denialist trolls. Both seem to operate on an industrial scale. Trolling is one way of fabricating news. Acting is another. Here are some priceless encounters with news fabrication.     Related […] Related posts:Good news, bad n [...]
from blog.uvm.edu
Philosophy in a Time of Error
April 14, 2014
Biosocial Becomings reviewed
Originally posted on Society and Space - Environment and Planning D:Kim Ward reviews Biosocial Becomings: Integrating Social and Biological Anthropology, a new collection edited by Tim Ingold and Gisli Palsson, Cambridge University Press, 2013.
from philosophyinatimeoferror.com
Philosophy in a Time of Error
April 14, 2014
Data on Graduate Placement
There have two posts at APPS (here and here) commenting on this post by Marcus Arvan based on the listing of jobs at the philjobs site. Based on this, the summary goes, one should not go to a non Leiter Gourmet Report approved place to study. But much better data can be found for most […]
from philosophyinatimeoferror.com
synthetic zero
April 14, 2014
The nervousness of politics- arranjames@dronemodule
The nervousness of politics- arranjames@dronemodule https://libcom.org/blog/nervousness-politics-14042014  
from syntheticzero.net
ANTHEM
April 14, 2014
Where to start with reading Peter Sloterdijk?
Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:Where should you start with reading Peter Sloterdijk? I have previously done this with Henri Lefebvre, and Chathan Vemuri asked me the same question for Sloterdijk. This is my attempt at answering this, largely in relation to works already in translation – comments or additions welcome. What is interesting is that in…
from anthem-group.net
Philosophy in a Time of Error
April 14, 2014
Starting with Sloterdijk
A helpful post by Stuart Elden: Where to start with reading Peter Sloterdijk? | Progressive Geographies.
from philosophyinatimeoferror.com
synthetic zero
April 14, 2014
Latour’s We Have Never Been Modern (pdf)
Latour’s We Have Never Been Modern (pdf) http://monoskop.org/File:Latour_Bruno_We_Have_Never_Been_Modern.pdf
from syntheticzero.net
Ecology without Nature
April 14, 2014
Cultures of Energy 2014
It will be just fantastic.
from ecologywithoutnature.blogspot.com
Object-Oriented Philosophy
April 14, 2014
an article against irony, hipsterism, critical hyper-reflexivity, and pseudo-nihilistic snark
HERE.
from doctorzamalek2.wordpress.com
synthetic zero
April 14, 2014
The Waning of Materialism (?) Robert C. Koons
conservative take on “How the Revival of Aristotle’s Philosophy is Reshaping the Intellectual Landscape”. http://www.robkoons.net/
from syntheticzero.net
ANTHEM
April 14, 2014
Live Sociology: Social Research & its Futures, Les Back
The lecture draws on recent debates about empirical sociology’s methodological crisis that results from the emergence of sophisticated information-based capitalism and digital culture. Researchers face the challenge of “newly coordinated social reality” in which social relations and interconnections exist across time and space. However, this challenge co-exists with an unpreceden [...]
from anthem-group.net
Digital Digs
April 14, 2014
software evolution and software epistemology
We’ve been reading Manovich’s Software Takes Command  in my media theory course. The driving question of the book is “what happens to media after software?” If that question strikes you as McLuhanesque, then I would say you are on the right…
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Philosophy in a Time of Error
April 14, 2014
Robin Blackburn on Ernesto Laclau (1936-2014)
Courtesy of Verso Books
from philosophyinatimeoferror.com
synthetic zero
April 14, 2014
A TIME FOR RADICAL HOPE Eileen A. Joy (pdf)
A TIME FOR RADICAL HOPE Eileen A. Joy (pdf) Eileen has an infectious but always thoughtful (even biting) joie de vivre and here she is with her take on: Freedom, Responsibility, Publishing & Building New Publics http://westernchiasma.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/chiasma-joy.pdf https://twitter.com/EileenAJoy
from syntheticzero.net
Philosophy in a Time of Error
April 14, 2014
Principles of Non-Philosophy // Reviews // Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews // University of Notre Dame
Principles of Non-Philosophy is reviewed in the NDPR.
from philosophyinatimeoferror.com
Immanence
April 13, 2014
Quaking the subject
This post continues my thinking on the topic of a process-relational “bodymind practice” – an existential art or “technique of the self” building on Buddhist meditation practice reinterpreted and augmented through process-relational philosophy. In this post, I incorporate insights obtained through the practice of Quaker silent worship. See the posts “ What a bod [...]
from blog.uvm.edu
Object-Oriented Philosophy
April 13, 2014
Ernesto Laclau dies
A brief story HERE.
from doctorzamalek2.wordpress.com
Object-Oriented Philosophy
April 13, 2014
second, expanded edition of my book on Meillassoux forthcoming: January 2015
HERE. The materials in the original book will remain unchanged, except for whatever typographical fixes are necessary. The real changes will be expansions. I’m adding a new chapter (between the original 2 and 3) on Meillassoux’s book on Mallarmé, and am expanding the chapter entitled “2. The English Articles” to include the additional ones that […]
from doctorzamalek2.wordpress.com
Ecology without Nature
April 12, 2014
In Response to Something
...closing the anthropocentric barn door after the posthuman horse has bolted...Copy it, paste it, quote it. "Take this beat, I don't mind / I got plenty others and they all fine." (Prince, 1988)
from ecologywithoutnature.blogspot.com
Ecology without Nature
April 12, 2014
Dzogchen Instructions in Music, Part Whatever
These are spiffing, and heard slightly differently, if you practice it. Listen to the first one first.
from ecologywithoutnature.blogspot.com
ANTHEM
April 12, 2014
Are there 15 ways to be unhappy? Surfing Bruno Latour’s ‘An Inquiry into Modes of Existence’
Originally posted on Pop Theory:1). Samin’ and changin’ I have had Bruno Latour’s An Inquiry in Modes of Existence (AIME) kicking around my desk since last summer, thinking it’s the sort of book one should probably read in case it turns out to be mind-blowingly important. I finally got round to reading it, in…
from anthem-group.net
Object-Oriented Philosophy
April 12, 2014
Steven Shaviro’s forthcoming book on Speculative Realism
I’ve read the whole of Steven’s excellent manuscript The Universe of Things, which will appear with University of Minnesota Press, I suppose during the summer or fall of 2014. Some of his criticisms of various Speculative Realist figures are entirely fresh, and I’ll need some time to chew on them before responding. His basic orientation […]
from doctorzamalek2.wordpress.com
Ecology without Nature
April 11, 2014
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At the state level, however, Republican governors and legislators are still in a position to block the act’s expansion of Medicaid, denying health care to millions of vulnerable Americans. And they have seized that opportunity with gusto: Most Republican-controlled states, totaling half the nation, have rejected Medicaid expansion. And it shows. The number of uninsured Americans is dropping much f [...]
from ecologywithoutnature.blogspot.com
Object-Oriented Philosophy
April 11, 2014
Het Viervoudige Object & Toeters en Bellen
Those will be the the titles of the Dutch translations of The Quadruple Object and Bells and Whistles, respectively. Negotiations are also underway for a third Dutch translation. Details on that one as they emerge.
from doctorzamalek2.wordpress.com
ANTHEM
April 11, 2014
Steve Woolgar’s It Could Be Otherwise: Provocation, Irony & Limits
from anthem-group.net
ANTHEM
April 10, 2014
Love Drugs, Cheating Genes & the Ethics of Science Communication, Kevin Elliott
from anthem-group.net
The Pinocchio Theory
April 10, 2014
Only Lovers Left Alive
I have now watched Jim Jarmusch’s new film, Only Lovers Left Alive, several times. And I can’t stop thinking about it. I consider it the best film that Jarmusch has ever made. Only Lovers Left Alive is a vampire movie, but not in the way you might think. There is no onscreen violence, and no […]
from www.shaviro.com
Immanence
April 10, 2014
Anthropocene aesthetics
Cross-posting this piece by Emil from A(s)cene. Taylor’s coral reef art is beautiful. See also the discussion of Donna Haraway’s “String Figures” lecture and Bruno Latour’s 11 theses on capitalism.    Last week, Lee led us through an exercise that helped to contextualize the minuteness of the period in which humans (and modern life on Earth) have […] Rela [...]
from blog.uvm.edu
Object-Oriented Philosophy
April 10, 2014
U.S. declares Ansar Beit al-Maqdis a terrorist group
HERE. In some ways it’s not a surprising decision, since Ansar Beit al-Maqdis is a terrorist organization. They have planted bombs in Egypt, organized ambushes, and the like. The interesting aspect of the decision is that it signals a more open reconciliation of the U.S. government with the present Egyptian government than before. Meanwhile, there were […]
from doctorzamalek2.wordpress.com
Philosophy in a Time of Error
April 10, 2014
My Stiegler and Technics (Eds. G. Moore and C. Howells)
is up at Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. Critical of Stiegler, but admiring of the volume overall. This is the third review published this week: on Monday, Berfois posted my open access review article on Derrida’s The Death Penalty, Vol. 1 and yesterday Symposium posted my open Access review article on Adrian Johnston’s Prolegomena to Any Future Materialism.
from philosophyinatimeoferror.com
Digital Digs
April 10, 2014
digital composing workshop
Tomorrow I’m doing a brief digital composing workshop for FYC instructors as part of a Bedford symposium at Buffalo State. So this is me thinking through that somewhat. I am imagining an audience with limited experience teaching digital composition, as…
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ANTHEM
April 10, 2014
Controversy Mapping with Tommaso Venturini
Controversy mapping is a method to train students in the observation and description of sociotechnical debates introduced by Bruno Latour some twenty years ago. Since then, the practice has been adopted in university education in places like Paris, Copenhagen, Oxford, Manchester, Amsterdam, Liège, Padova, Milan and Trento. It has also become the focus of an […]
from anthem-group.net
Philosophy in a Time of Error
April 10, 2014
Visualising The Birth of Territory – the animated movie by Juliet J Fall
Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:[vimeo 91554743 w=500 h=281] Visualising “The Birth of Territory” Juliet J Fall, Université de Genève from Juliet Fall on Vimeo. This is the version of the animated presentation Juliet J Fall gave at the AAG Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida, on 7th April 2014 as part of the “Author meets…
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