Form and Object: A Treatise on Things (Speculative Realism EUP)

Form and Object: A Treatise on Things (Speculative Realism EUP)


what's something? what's an item? Tristan Garcia decisively overturns a hundred years of Heideggerian orthodoxy concerning the intended by-product nature of gadgets and in so doing offers deep insights in regards to the international and our position in it.

Garcia's unique and systematic formal ontology of items strips them of any choice, depth or intensity. From this radical ontological poverty, he develops encyclopaedic neighborhood ontologies of items. by means of masking themes as various because the universe, occasions, time, the residing, animals, people, illustration, arts and principles, tradition, background, political economic system, values, sessions, genders, a while of existence and demise, he indicates that speculative metaphysics and ontology are alive and well.

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