Posted by | Chris | 8.9.10 | 1 Comment

British tax payers will be pleased to learn that instead of wasting their money actually doing the work I'm employed for I've been listening to audio-books and making notes. Recent highlights include Lovecraft, Poe, Nietzsche and Hegel. They're all on The texts and recordings are in the public domain and they're put together by volunteers.

Iain Grant on Speculative Realism

Posted by | Anonymous | 6.9.10 | 2 Comments

I noticed the following short article over at TPM, written by Iain Grant. It's a brief description of the nature and method of the Speculative Realism happening.

I particularly liked this part:

The challenge speculative philosophers therefore pose to standard realists is how they propose to account for the domain of experience within their realisms, since any realism that cannot do this must be considered simply to deny that experience, with all its objects, moods and stable characteristics, takes place at all.