PhiloFiction

What is Object Oriented Ontology? What is Actor Network Theory? What is the Philosophy of Movement?

25 Sep , 2020  

What is an object? One interesting way to avoid the problem of getting the subject and object back together to secure knoweldge is by not introducing the division in the first place. What if everything was only objects? We could then think of the subject as a highly composite type ...

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PhiloFiction

WHAT IS NEW MATERIALISM?

20 Nov , 2019  

Thomas Nail.Christopher N Gamble. Joshua Hanan.

This paper argues that there is currently no single definition of new materialism but at least three distinct and partly incompatible trajectories. All three of these trajectories share at least one common theoretical commitment: to problematize the anthropocentric and constructivist orientations of most twentieth-century ...

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Is Capital a Thing? Remarks on Piketty’s Concept of Capital

22 Okt , 2015  

Abstract
The thesis of my remarks is that Piketty’s overall position understands capital as something that exists within society, whereas I submit (on the grounds of Marx’s theory of society) that capital is the main category that determines the existence of capitalist society. Put differently, capital in the form of ...

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