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Meillassoux’s insistence on both de-totalising the possible and simultaneously exploding correlationism is something that I am trying to preserve in my adaptation of his position. Of course I have since interpreted everything in my own way such that it is no longer fruitful … Continue reading →
According to Meillassoux’s second “figure” of unreason, “it is absolutely necessary that the in-itself exists, and hence that the latter cannot dissolve into nothingness.” (2008: 71, cf. 2011: 165) Meillassoux asserts that although no determinate material reality is absolute, it … Continue reading →
I recently took the time to read Schelling’s Grounding of the Positive Philosophy, and got to thinking about how it compares with Meillassoux’s project. As Markus Gabriel observes, there is definitely an onto-theological tendency in Schelling as in Fichte and Hegel, … Continue reading →
Nothing contains all things. It is more precious than gold, without beginning and end, more joyous than the perception of bountiful light, more noble than the blood of kings, comparable to the heavens, higher than the stars, more powerful than … Continue reading →
An expanded version of Meillassoux’s 2012 Berlin lecture appears to be forthcoming in book form.
There is at least one sort of nothingness which is impossible. Take the set of all possible worlds, including the actual world (supposing there is such a set). Now imagine that instead of that, there were nothing. Or again, imagine that every possible world … Continue reading →
Timothy Williamson is interviewed about his new book Modal Logic as Metaphysics at 3:AM here.