“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

Thursday, May 3, 2012

A Materialist and an Object-Oriented Philosopher Walk into a Bar

This is the title of Jane Bennett's talk here tomorrow. But it also happened, to me and Ian and Steven Shaviro, as we walked into what turned out to be the pleasantly right around the corner-ness of Von Trier, which has a good beer garden. A different glass or tankard for each beer. A multiplicity of forms!

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