“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Realism against Common Sense: Bruce Sterling, “Philosophy Fiction”

Let's get non-Euclidean

At Wired, Sterling discusses a post of Harman's on the Edinburgh UP speculative realism series. Speculative realism versus common sense is his admirable bass line.

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