@theo yep, while he did his phd at depaul he was a sports journalist, which he credits for developing the style. its somewhere on his wikipedia lol.

meaning is stored in the signifier

*touches earpiece* what's that baudrillard? i can't hear you

@theo it does indeed seem as if it was meant for a wider audience.

@theo yeah i enjoyed reassembling the social; i'll check it now. funny enough i am reading "a new theory of everything" by harmon right now lol. i enjoy his writing style, i understand he was a sports writer before i believe? it is very readable.

@theo ah that seems like a good read is it him doing ANT polysci? I do enjoy latour

@theo hey, i am very interested in OOO and speculative realism as well-- i am currently going through the literature myself, I would enjoy hearing your thoughts sometimes.

Hello everyone, this is a 'trained' illustrator/animator who got lost into philosophy while making a short-animated video series called "just wondering...". I'm currently researching/reading about object oriented ontology (or OOO or triple O) and the speculative realism movement in phil. Also, I'm planning/working on two other animations about and the . Besides and , I'd love to dive into and

object oriented ontology 

"...Let this suffice for a basic overview of ontography, the part of OOO that explores the rifts between the two kinds of objects and their two kinds of qualities. The main principle of ontography ...the movement and stasis in the world can be derived from a single root: the interplay between objects and their qualities. As such, OOO is opposed to any form of realism that thinks the real object or its real qualities can be directly obtained..."

--G. Harmon, "O O O," 161

anthro + trek 

"Xeno-anthropology...eclipse of anthropology’s...subject and object, humanity—transmuted at its apogee into what?...study of sentient species? A historical curiosity within the cultural matrix of human scholarship...holistic and humanistic mutation of the...aims of sociology? What can be said of an anthropology...of the world to come? We imagine possible worlds, but what do we imagine of possible anthropologies? What of an anthropology far beyond the stars?"

thegeekanthropologist.com/2018

@le love it! would love to see your paper, too--this isn't the end of my scholarly affair with star trek lol

anthro + trek 

"Xeno-anthropology...eclipse of anthropology’s...subject and object, humanity—transmuted at its apogee into what?...study of sentient species? A historical curiosity within the cultural matrix of human scholarship...holistic and humanistic mutation of the...aims of sociology? What can be said of an anthropology...of the world to come? We imagine possible worlds, but what do we imagine of possible anthropologies? What of an anthropology far beyond the stars?"

thegeekanthropologist.com/2018

Yes, I'm very excited. Our paper (I'm Kirkland) on Xenoanthropology and Star Trek Discovery is up at The Geek Anthropologist! I hope you will check it out, and please, retweet if you can! I would love to actually get people to see it.

thegeekanthropologist.com/2018

Yes, I'm very excited. Our paper (I'm Kirkland) on Xenoanthropology and Star Trek Discovery is up at The Geek Anthropologist! I hope you will check it out, and please, retweet if you can! I would love to actually get people to see it.

thegeekanthropologist.com/2018

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