Nature is not natural and can never be naturalized — Graham Harman

Thursday, April 26, 2012

A Boundary I Can Believe In

Luke writes: "Are there any boundaries for you that aren't arbitrary and metaphysical?"

I didn't say "metaphysical." I said "metaphysics of presence."

Anyway, yes, definitely: the ontological scission between essence and appearance. This cannot be located anywhere in ontically given spacetime, and so is not subject to the metaphysics of presence.

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