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more on waghorn

Just a little more to add to my previous post. Consider the following argument: Set theoretical paradoxes such as Russell’s paradox show that we can’t consistently quantify over absolutely everything. If we had a consistent concept of absolutely everything, then we could consistently quantify over … Continue reading

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may update…

At present this blog is as acting as a sort of placeholder for future input, so for those of you who are still following, please bear with me! At the moment I am working a heavy teaching load, which doesn’t leave … Continue reading

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two new papers…

My first paper, ‘Why not Nothing? Meillassoux’s Second Figure of Factiality and Metaphysical Nihilism’ has been published in the journal Speculations; it can be found here. My second paper ‘Markus Gabriel Against the World’ has also been published in the journal Sophia; it can … Continue reading

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reading note

Pointing at the Moon: Buddhism, Logic, Analytic Philosophy is a nice little collection of papers on the cross-fertilization (and mutual illumination) of Buddhist thought and analytic philosophy. In recent years I’ve been interested in the concept of emptiness and in the proper (or … Continue reading

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new meillassoux book

An expanded version of Meillassoux’s 2012 Berlin lecture appears to be forthcoming in book form.  

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pete wolfendale on deleuze and sufficient reason

This post discusses two posts on Deleuze and the PSR by Pete Wolfendale, here and here. These posts offer detail relevant to my previous post. Let me begin with a good quote: My thesis is that Deleuze’s commitment to the … Continue reading

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