Why Meillassoux’s Speculative Materialism Struggles with Ancestrality

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Ciprian Jeler;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Universitatea "Stefan cel Mare" Suceava
  • Journal: Annals of Philosophy (issn: 2069-4008, eissn: 2069-4016)
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  • Subject: Meillassoux | speculative materialism | correlationism | ancestral statements | Philosophy (General) | B1-5802 | Social Sciences | H

This paper shows that Quentin Meillassoux’s speculative materialism doesn’t offer us the means to account for the ancestral statements that the modern sciences produce, i.e. for the scientific statements about events preceding all forms of life. An analysis of the reaso... View more
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