Speculative realism in Bristol


Mike Watson has this funny poster up at the Logical Regression blog for the forthcoming speculative realism event in Bristol on 24 April 2009. For further details see this announcement at the infinite thØught blog. Speakers: Ray Brassier (American University of Beirut), Iain Hamilton Grant (University of the West of England), Graham Harman (American University in Cairo), and Alberto Toscano (Goldsmiths, University of London) with a paper by Quentin Meillassoux (Ecole Normale Supérieure).


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4 Responses to “Speculative realism in Bristol”

  1. Speculative Realism album « Object-Oriented Philosophy Says:

    […] HERE’S A LINK before the photo itself. I think I’d give Ray the prize in this one. Posted by doctorzamalek Filed in Uncategorized No Comments » […]

  2. Mike Says:

    It was me, yes, but really, well IT WAS YOU GUYS!!!
    And testimony, if anything, to the centrality of marketing, viral marketing, etc, in promoting philosophy today (and I’m sure I’ve promoted more than besmirched you all): If no viable alternative to an object based philosophy is found, then it might well be as the old guard are not internet savvy enough to take on SR, not because they don’t have the ideas.
    One thinks of Nathan Brown’s response to Hallward, which would probably take an inordinate amount of time to get a print response in turn, in Radical Philosophy – so long, in fact, that in blogosphere terms, it would be not entirely relevant.
    Well, this one man band (pic soon) will take his web writing and media writing experience and mount his own response to SR (or, the worst excesses; what is good can stay!).
    In good humour ! LR

  3. ANTHEM » Blog Archive » Speculative commentaries Says:

    […] are a couple of reports from the recent Speculative Realism workshop in Bristol: one by Ben Woodard and another one by Andrew Osborne. Levi Bryant also has a nice post […]

  4. ANTHEM » Blog Archive » Bruno Latour as Rush Limbaugh Says:

    […] work. First there was the Latour-Sloterdijk comics series by KLAUS from Harvard. Then there was the hilarious album cover for the speculative realists by Mike Watson from Goldsmiths. And now here is a ‘Bruno Latour […]

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