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Nishitani Keiji on Nicholas Berdyaev

In The Self-Overcoming of Nihilism, Nishitani discusses the problem of nihilism in western philosophy, presenting a genealogy of sorts that includes a variety of intriguing figures. There is an entire chapter entiteld “Nihilism in Russia,” and Berdyaev curiously appears in … 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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