Reading List for 2013

1. Meillassoux's Speculative Materialism:
Meillassoux, Quentin. After Finitude: An Essay on the Necessity of Contingency. trans. Ray Brassier. London: Continuum, 2008. (Chapters 1, 2 and 5.) 

2. Alternative Positions within / without Speculative Materialism:
Harman, Graham. Quentin Meillassoux: Philosophy in the Making. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2011.  (Chapter 4: Reflections on Meillassoux's Non-Euclidean Philosophy.)
Bryant, Levi. “Onticology: A Manifesto for Object Oriented Ontology.” Larval Subjects. Web. [] 

3. Nihilism
Brassier, Ray. Nihil Unbound: Enlightenment and Extinction. New York: Palgrave McMillan, 2007. (Part 1: Destroying the Manifest Image)
Brassier, Ray. "Behold the Non Rabbit: Kant, Quine and Laruelle." Pli 12 2001: 50-82. 

4. Other Noumena
Land, Nick. Fanged Noumena: Collected Writings 1987-2007. eds. Robin Mackay & Ray Brassier. Falmouth: Urbanomic, 2012. 

5. Hyperstition and Fiction:
Negarestani, Reza. Cyclonopedia: Complicity with Anonymous Materials. Melbourne:, 2008.

6. Non-Philosophy
Laruelle, François. The Principles of Non-Philosophy. New York: Continuum, 2013 
Laruelle, François. "A Summary of Non-Philosophy" in Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy. Vol. 8. Philosophies of Nature. (1999) :138-148. 

7. Joy, Eileen. ‘Weird Reading.’ Speculations. (2013): pp. 28-34.
Morton, Timothy. ‘Here Comes Everything: The Promise of Object Oriented Ontology.’ Qui Parle. no. 2 (2011): pp. 163-190.

8. Stengers, Isabelle. ‘Experimenting with Refrains: Subjectivity and the Challenge of escaping Modern Dualism.’ Subjectivity. (2008): pp. 38-25.  

9. Barad, Karen. "Nature’s Queer Performativity." Kvinder, Køn & Forskning. no. 2 (2012): pp. 25-53. 

10. Parisi, Luciana. Contagious Architectures: Computation, Aesthetics and Space. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2013.

1 comment:

  1. any plans to post a reading list for 2015? your two lists, as well as your reza class, have been very helpful in guiding my research.

    cheers and love <3 dv