Reflections on Etienne Souriau’s modes of existence, by Bruno Latour

Reflections on Etienne Souriau’s modes of existence, by Bruno Latour

Bruno Latour. Reflections on Etienne Souriau’s Les diff ́erents modes d’existence. Harman Graham, Bryant Levi, Srnicek Nick. The Speculative Turn: Continental Materialism and Realism, re.press, pp.304-333, 2011 In a totally forgotten book, Etienne Souriau, a mid 20th century philosopher had very daringly proposed to tackle straight on the question of the plurivocity of being not, […]

Physicists Find Evidence That The Universe Is A ‘Giant Brain’

Physicists Find Evidence That The Universe Is A 'Giant Brain'

The idea of the universe as a ‘giant brain’ has been proposed by scientists – and science fiction writers – for decades. But now physicists say there may be some evidence that it’s actually true. In a sense. According to a study published in Nature’s Scientific Reports, the universe may be growing in the same […]

1942 Rare USA Document: What is a Human Control System?

THE CONTROL SYSTEM OF THE ClTIZENS’ DEFENSE CORPS Screen Shot 2016-01-21 at 10.35.44 A document from 1941, USA, Office of Civilian Defense WASHINGTON, D. C. ‘The purpose of this pamphlet is to supply the necessary instructions for establishing and operating a local civilian protection control system Every organization is composed of groups of workers, each […]

Crag Reading Group | Ways of Worldmaking

Crag Reading Group | Ways of Worldmaking

Every Wednesday from 6 pm to 7 pm contact luis.demiranda@ed.ac.uk Started on Wednesday 20 2016 Ways of Worldmaking, by Nelson Goodman Every week we discuss one new chapter Feel free to join at every moment (but read the chapters before here) room 3.30 LLC 50 George Square (room number may change, please contact luis.demiranda@ed.ac.uk)

Collective Workshop on Creation of Reality – Crag Confluence 2015

Collective Workshop on Creation of Reality - Crag Confluence 2015

Conclusive collective Workshop of the CRAG Confluence 2015 In the first 6 minutes, Luis de Miranda recaptures the essence of the previous days and talks of the conference The next hour is dedicated to the theme of creation of reality and how it can be addressed in a cross-disciplinary manner Eventually the theme of the […]