Tag Archives: Franz Rosenzweig

Richard Rorty’s Anti-Philosophy

This fall, I’ve been reading After Philosophy: End or Transformation? It’s an excellent anthology, collecting seminal essays from both analytic and continental circles, which explores the crisis of philosophy happening in the discipline irrespective of stylistic or geographical allegiances. I’ve … Continue reading

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Searching for Butterness

I’ve been reading and re-reading Franz Rosenzweig’s Understanding the Sick and the Healthy. It’s an incredibly fast read and well worth the time. It manages to accomplish quite a bit in its brevity (72 pages), and while the content does … Continue reading

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Developments in Studying Repetition

I’ve been reading quite a bit and feel like I’m inches away from cracking this slippery concept. A lot of my conclusions seem elementary now, but I’m glad to have gotten here. Here are some further developments I’m noting: In … Continue reading

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Guiding Questions for St. Olaf Research

I thought it would be fun to put up a few thoughts and concerns I have driving my research here at St. Olaf. I have two broad goals: 1) have a more comfortable grasp of the concept of “repetition” and … Continue reading

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Further Thoughts on Bryant’s Further Thoughts on Dark Ontology and Religion

Levi Bryant was kind enough to mention my discussion of his 41 axioms for dark ontology in a new post developing his thoughts on religion. His new post provides a broader context for his axioms, which he says are probably … Continue reading

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Levi Bryant’s “Axioms for a Dark Ontology,” Wherein I Somehow Found Myself Defending Theology

At Larval Subjects, Levi Bryant has published two posts (1, 2) outlining 41 axioms relevant to his project. To clarify his purpose in giving these axioms, he offered this explanation: In modern mathematics, an axiom is not a “self-evident truth” … Continue reading

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