Monthly Archives: November 2011

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harman on correlationism and hegel

Graham’s got a nice pithy post on the difference between Kant and Hegel regarding their status as correlationists.

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photographic evidence

Credit: Brian Nguyen

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speaking of bartleby the scrivener

Here’s a recent article on ‘What Bartleby Can Teach Us About Occupy Wall Street’. It may be worth mentioning that Deleuze, Ranciere, and (perhaps?–feeling too lazy to Google right now) Badiou have written essays on Melville’s short story, which is, … Continue reading

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further evidence

This video, which gives a different angle from this one, further calls into question the notion that the police at the UC-Davis pepper spray incident were ‘cut off’ from their support or ‘surrounded’ by an angry mob of student protesters. … Continue reading

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was uc-davis a ‘confrontation’

Echoing what I said at the close of this post, Ta-Nehisi Coates of The Atlantic points out the following. First, he quotes the police response to the pepper-spraying incident: Shortly before 4 p.m., about 35 officers from UC Davis and other UC … Continue reading

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occupy campus

Story in the NYT about the shift of the Occupy movement to college campuses.

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protests violent and silent at uc-davis

NPR has the story here, with the two relevant videos embedded. The video of police pepper-spraying nonviolent students operates as its own condemnation, and once again exhibits what happens when capitalism finds itself called into question. “Who do you protect? … Continue reading

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open letter on the ‘pluralist guide’ from todd may

NewAPPS has the letter posted here. The letter really gets to the heart of many of the issues hovering around the controversy.

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another grading ‘haiku’

Procrastination Anything but more grading Watch me evade it

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