Browsing Archive: August, 2009

Meillassoux, Kant and Absolute Contingency

Posted by Edward Willatt on Saturday, August 1, 2009, In : Transcendental Philosophy 
I would like to put forward some reflections in response to the Speculative Realism movement and its challenges to Transcendental Philosophy. In chapter 4 of Quentin Meillassoux’s After Finitude we find a critique of arguments from probability. The basis for this is the rejection of the notion that we can totalise reality and then argue on the basis of probability or chance. This opens the way for making contingency ‘absolute’ because we don’t have to secure either a metaphysical abso...
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Browsing Archive: August, 2009

Meillassoux, Kant and Absolute Contingency

Posted by Edward Willatt on Saturday, August 1, 2009, In : Transcendental Philosophy 
I would like to put forward some reflections in response to the Speculative Realism movement and its challenges to Transcendental Philosophy. In chapter 4 of Quentin Meillassoux’s After Finitude we find a critique of arguments from probability. The basis for this is the rejection of the notion that we can totalise reality and then argue on the basis of probability or chance. This opens the way for making contingency ‘absolute’ because we don’t have to secure either a metaphysical abso...
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