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Agency and Chaos

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chaos / metaphysics / mirrors / Nietzsche / observer / problem space / sense / singularity

(Source: NASA deep space photo) Agency demands a problem-space exactly as motion demands regulated (observed) space. Motion is distinguished from space by an observer: space is energy. Thus the discovery that space-time (energy) is at once both a pure sea of light waves folding and crashing in infinite variations as well as a discrete, orderly series of predefined, probabilistic signals, is one of the two great conceptual leaps of this century. The discovery that energy […]

Lacan and The Problem of Foundations

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formalization / lacan / language / mirrors / parallax / psychoanalysis / rules

“Psychoanalysis has played a role in the direction of modern subjectivity, and it cannot sustain this role without aligning it with the movement in modern science that elucidates it. “This is the problem of the foundations that must assure our discipline its place among the sciences: a problem of formalization, which, it must be admitted, has gotten off to a very bad start. “For it seems that, possessed anew by the very shortcoming in the […]