Category Archives: 3. POLITICAL EPISTEMOLOGY

THIS IS A DESCENDING CHRONOLOGICAL LIST, FROM 2021 BACKWARDS. REASON: ALL POSITIONS ARE HISTORICAL, AND THEY ARE BEST UNDERSTOOD IN CONNEXION WITH ITS MOMENT. LATER ENTRIES MAY MODIFY EARLIER POSITIONS.

DISPUTING THE DELUGE (2022, 184,645 words)

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ON FAKE (DEATH-DEALING) VS. TRUE (LIFE-AFFIRMING) NOVUMS (2021, 2,500 words)

Abstract: Overview of novum; we need radically liberating novums only; differentiations withinthe novum – graph and comment;

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A LITTLE LIBERATORY INTRODUCTION TO TALKING ABOUT KNOWLEDGE (2021, 4,400 words)

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WORDS, SHAPES, AND OUR COMMON WORLD (2021, 5,550 words)

Introduction to my book Disputing the Deluge, ed. Hugh C. O’Connell, Bloomsbury Academic. A somewhat autobiographically inclined introduction to a new book of articles and poems 2001-21 is divided into: 1. Words Shaping the World, dealing with art as freedom … Continue reading

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CAPITALOCENE, CORONISATION, SURVEILLANCE SOCIETY: THREE HYPOTHESES ABOUT TRUE VS. FALSE NAMES (2021, 2080 words)

Paper for the IIPPE conference 2021, 2,080 words

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SPLENDOURS, MISERIES, AND POTENTIALITIES OF SOCIALIST YUGOSLAVIA: THE BERLIN THESES (2014-22, main part 6000 words)

14 Theses on, plus a Chronology of, SFR Yugoslavia provide an overview for approaching my book Splendour, Miseries and potentialities of socialist yugostavia: The Berlin Theses ALSO IN http://www.olioofficina.it/corso-italia-7/splendours-miseries-and-potentialities-of-socialist-yugoslavia-the-berlin-theses-1.htm, 2015

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IT AIN’T NECESSARILY SO (2020, 5,000 words)

Introduction to my book Parables of Freedom and Narrative Logics: Positions and Presuppositions in Science Fiction and Utopianism, ed. Eric D. Smith, 2 Vols., P. Lang, Oxford 2021. Abstract: A somewhat autobiographically inclined introduction to a new book of articles and … Continue reading

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ON UNDERSTANDING OUR NEEDY WORLD THROUGH SCIENCE FICTION AND UTOPIA/NISM (2021, 10,830 words)

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CAPITALISM IS NOT BIOLOGICALLY SUSTAINABLE FOR HOMO SAPIENS: Thots in a Siege (May-Aug. 2020, 3,750 words)

First published as “Thoughts within the Coronising Siege” Political Animal Magazine, http://www.politicalanimalmagazine.com/themes/theory/, also utopian-studies-europe.org/coronising; A series of fragments from e-mail debates with comrades during the corona lockdown in March ‘20 and a bit after. Sections: A/ long duration prospects, centrally … Continue reading

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RECTIFICATIONS: HOW TO GO ON (2020, 12,850 words)

First published as “How To Go On” in Socialism & Democracy no. 83 (July 2020): The article is divided into On Life and Liberty vs. Capitalism, The Capitalocene Economy of Life (focus on USA and its poor majority), The Political … Continue reading

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