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On Whether Meillassoux’s Philosophy Can Serve as Basis for a Speculative Turn in the Philosophy of Science

I am posting a prelude to a more exhaustive work, which will eventually put Latour and Meillassoux in conversation, so as to develop non-correlationist philosophy of science, effectively a speculative turn in the philosophy of science.  Comments on this draft are welcome, and, if you email me, I will even send you a word document version, if you are interested in providing criticism, thoughts, or whatever.  Click the following for the pdf version: On Whether Meillassoux’s Philosophy Can Serve as Basis for a Speculative Turn in the Philosophy of Science.

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Latour and Meillassoux: What Latour Told Me

Okay, so I have falsely advertised: I can’t actually say what Bruno Latour said in his e-mail to me, because he asked that it stay private.  I am incredibly grateful for his response, and I respect his request and his reasons for the request; so I will comply.  However, I assume the meta-information, such as what my initial email asked, is okay to discuss, as are those things that I thought before the email.  I will say —again, this is meta-information— that what he said surprised and even shocked me, so let me get right to what I asked him.  Continue reading

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