Catalogue of Bodies: Corpus-Oriented Ontology

In his Corpus (Fordham, 2008), Jean-Luc Nancy develops something like an object-oriented ontology.  Instead of an object or actor as the primary focus of his orientation, it is a body, a corpus, and instead of Latour litanies, he develops a catalogue. Hoc est enim: this world-here, stretched out here, with its chlorophyll, its solar galaxy,Continue reading “Catalogue of Bodies: Corpus-Oriented Ontology”

Becoming Inaccessible: A Touch of Castaneda

Becoming integral is a way of life.  It is the light touch cultivated in the art of becoming inaccessible… I think often of Carlos Castaneda. “The art of a hunter is to become inaccessible,” he [Don Juan] said.  “In the case of that blond girl it would’ve meant that you had to become a hunter and meetContinue reading “Becoming Inaccessible: A Touch of Castaneda”