necessary contingency, divine inexistence, and other (de)feats of finitude

How is it possible to think a world without the givenness of the world, to think the thing-in-itself after Kant?

InterCcECT will open the new year with this possible new thinking: the speculative materialism of Quentin Meillassoux. Our discussion will focus on Meillassoux’s “Divine Inexistence,” the Appendix to Graham Harman’s recent book Quentin Meillassoux: Philosophy in the Making. (PDF file available upon request.) Meillassoux’s lucid and brief (albeit intricate) book After Finitude is recommended background reading.

Join us Tuesday 24 January at 4pm. Contact us for the address; and, as always, be sure to write to us with any events you’d like to propose or announce, especially texts you’d like to read or works in progress you’d like to share.

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