Posts Tagged ‘ Graham Harman ’

Lovecraftian Apophasis

Aug 30th, 2015 | By

A discussion of Graham Harman’s book on Lovecraft. Karl and Nadim got together at the end of the Summer at Athenaeum House, London over a coffee. Karl had recently tried and failed to really engage with Lovecraft whilst Nadim took Harman’s book on holiday with an annotated edition of Lovecraft. After the conversation both agreed

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Circus Philosophicus, Graham Harman

Feb 7th, 2013 | By

The Ferris Wheel Imagine a gigantic ferris wheel of many miles in diameter. The wheel would be lodged in a massive trench in the earth, with the hub at ground level. At all times half of the wheel would be above ground and half beneath the surface. Over the course of twelve or fourteen hours,

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Weird Realism – Lovecraft and Philosophy, Graham Harman

Jan 25th, 2013 | By

A Writer of Gaps and Horror One of the most important decisions made by philosophers concerns the production or destruction of gaps in the cosmos. That is to say, the philosopher can either declare that what appears to be one is actually two, or that what seems to be two is actually one. Some examples will help

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The Quadruple Object

Dec 29th, 2012 | By

This book first appeared in French as L’Objet quadruple: Une métaphysique des choses après Heidegger (Paris: PUF, 2010), in a fine translation by Olivier Dubouclez of Lille. The history of the project shaped the very structure of the book, and may be of interest to the reader. For several years Quentin Meillassoux had expressed the

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