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


So here's my guide to object-oriented ontology for the curious.

Read this pithy statement by Ian Bogost.

Then watch Ian's excellent video, “Seeing Things.”
Watch this video by me.

Now listen to this talk by Graham Harman.

Listen to this class by me.

Series of OOO classes by Professor Tim.

Objects at Rest, Dreaming: Mental final project by my student Kevin O'Connor.

Then you can listen to the first ten minutes of this, in which I introduce OOO.

Now ready for some reading?

Start with this basic tutorial by Graham Harman.

Have a look at The Quadruple Object, a concise and lucid account of OOO by Graham.

Realist Magic (me).


Leaf said...

Hi, Tim, hope you're well and happy. Thanks for making and keeping this OOO tuition available. Best wishes from Leaf

miku said...

Hi Tim,
Having just 'got into' OOO, I was a bit dismayed to read that, 'the SR/OOO wave has crested, crashed, and receded'. That was here:
Do you have any response to the comments?
Great classes by the way. Really accessible.

Chris said...

There's always an envelope that envelopes us. We will never know not only not know what a fly knows but we will never know it's Being, nor our own. This is because Being cannot in principle be Known, and, as Wilfred Bion said, potatoes can't be sung, only eaten or peeled (CM)

DanthePlan said...

Hi Tim
We just held our family assembly (three generations an three continents) followed by 16 of the extended family making the emergency declaration (ie joining the Whatsapp group).see Not amazing or utopian just encouraging and supporting each other through the tough transition.
Best wishes

Şirin said...

Hello, is there mayhaps a chance to update the dead links? I would deeply appreciate an OOO crash course.

Unknown said...

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i need to know if you consider all this related to cyborg manifiesto by donna Haraway
and if you do can you develop?
sorry my english is not good
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