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Sovereignty and the Human: Exploring Bataille’s Accursed Share Project

[Again] and UWE Philosophy, Bristol, April 25th 2014   Keynote speakers confirmed:   Prof. Howard Caygill (CRMEP Kingston University) Prof. Scott Wilson (Kingston University) Georges Bataille is surely one of … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

On Philosophizing Part II

 The first instalment of this series of short texts into the meaning and movement of ‘philosophizing’ took as its point of departure Plato’s ‘allegory of the cave.’  We ended the … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Greek Origins vs. Scholasticism/Monasticism

While working on negation — the topic of my dissertation — I jump eagerly at any mention of the words: negation, negativity, dissemination, denial, no and others.  I trace them in … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

Ungrounding groundwork and a little on negation

This blog has become a little frightening.  All its members are scared to contribute and no one dares make a comment.  For this reason I’m attempting to ease the situation … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Ungrounding Sufficiency

If the established ground… has the character of a root, then it must be ground in such a way that it lets the stems grow out from itself, lending them … Continue reading

June 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tempo di-Materiality

At the heart of the Stoic’s physiological study was the concept of pneuma.  For them pneuma was the dynamic phenomena responsible for the structuring of everything from the cosmos to … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · 2 Comments