Returning to The Question of The Human

Please find attached a relatively new essay on the relation between thought and its impossible ‘horizon’ (death) and how this gives thought a psychological flavour (an affinity to the Freudian ‘death-drive’). What I hope we can discuss are the non-empirical registers that this ‘solar catastrophe’ acts itself out through i.e we can account for the gradual death of thought through various disciplines but can we experience this catastrophe? Thus linking ideas to ‘speculative’ and ‘realist’ thought in vogue today, and the continual questioning of the ‘post-human’…

https://thetragiccommunity.wordpress.com/2015/05/27/transcendental-clones-generic-humanity-ray-brassier-nina-power-and-returning-to-the-question-of-the-human/

See you next Wednesday!

Charlie

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