April 16, 2009

Unveiling evolution

Science, Culture and Integral Yoga Recent Articles
100 Years of Sri Aurobindo on Evolution (complete text with links) Rich
Evolving Evolution by Rosenfield & Zeff (evo-devo, hox genes, etc) Rich
Lewontin's Living Legacy: Thinking About Evolution: Historical, Philosophical and Political Perspectives (Val Dusek) Rich
Pleasures of Pluralism by Stephen Jay Gould Rich
Cybernetics Is An Antihumanism: Advanced Technologies and the Rebellion Against the Human Condition: Metnexus (Global Spiral) Rich
Reinventing the Sacred by Stuart Kauffman (preface) Rich
The Core Problem Part II koantum
The Mother's Agenda Original Tape Recordings koantum
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Creative Myth-making Angiras
The Core Problem Angiras

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Techno-Capitalism and Post-Human Destinies II
Techno-Capitalism and Post-Human Destinies I
Promise of the Future
Derrida the Movie - a Review
Present Bodies: Gene, Organism, Environment: Richard Lewinton lecture (U Tube) Rich
The Soul of a City: The Crystal Cathedral as Organizing Metaphor for (post)Modern Architecture at the Bauhaus Debashish
Virtual Bodies and Flickering Signifiers N. Katherine Hayles Rich
Larger Issues of "The Lives of Sri Aurobindo" Controversy Debashish

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larvalsubjects Says: April 16, 2009 at 2:09 am My apologies for mischaracterizing your position.

I suppose my problem with the antinomy thesis is that the neurological dimension always seems to be on the losing side of the equation. That is, it simply becomes excluded from the discussions and we go back to talking about the mental like we did before. Sometimes with Zizek’s (and more recently Johnston’s) discussions of these issues I get the feeling that they’re just dressed up theology.

Just as the creationist folks changed the language in their textbooks to talk about “intelligent design” and sound more scientific and different from creationism (recall the Dover, PA trial where all of this came to light), there’s a way in which this sort of move functions in the same way. I certainly share the thesis that we can either look at consciousness or neurology, but never both at the same time, but I desire a treatment of this thesis where one term of the antinomy doesn’t take a privileged status. Larval Subjects . April 15, 2009 This Is How It’s Done– Catherine Malabou Posted by larvalsubjects under Enlightenment, History, Ideology, Immanence, Materialism, Metaphysics, Networks, Ontology, Politics, Popular Culture, Possibilities, Real, Speculative Realism, The Bullshit of the Academy, hermeneutics [25] Comments

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