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Notes on The Birth of Physics

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atomism / birth of physics / declination / division / flux / lucretius / michel serres / turbulence / void

Turbulent Flow “To grasp more firmly the restless movement of all the particles of matter, remember that the whole universe has no bottom and thus no place where the ultimate particles could settle… the ultimate particles are allowed no rest anywhere in the unfathomable void; rather they are harried by incessant and various movement…” – Lucretius, On the Nature of Things (Book II, 93) Protocol Declination in a Laminar Flow Serres begins the first section […]

Politics through the Abyss

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abyss / class / division / ontology / peace / Politics / transversality

Ontology after Deleuze, Badiou, Whitehead Politics through the Abyss We no longer need to be reminded that politics, and more generally ontology, are no longer concerned solely with concepts. We can even now question whether they have ever been. Ontology serenely seeks the primordial origin of all conceptual and actual order; politics, slightly more modest, seeks the root cause, or motive, to social order. Political ontology is not primarily concerned with concepts, but rather with […]