[-empyre-] Meillassoux / Harman

Timothy Morton timothymorton303 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 30 01:58:12 EST 2012

Hi Rob,

Since for OOO causality just is aesthetics, I'm afraid you're not right on that score. 

I'll send you this essay on it I just wrote for New Literary History if you'd like.

There are some other pieces by me on that, online in Singularum and Continent. 

Yours, Tim


On Jun 28, 2012, at 12:30 PM, Rob Myers <rob at robmyers.org> wrote:

> On 06/28/2012 05:56 AM, Timothy Morton wrote:
>> Lots of artists and musicians are now tuning into OOO.
> Yes Ian's book contains some interesting examples.
> The problem is that the defenses of OOO against charges of failing to illustrate Marxism indicate that OOO aesthetics is probably a category error as well.
>> You wrote:
>> "The object in itself being accessible as simply the sum of its unique (fnarr) aesthetic properties valenced in terms of their efficacy at reflecting the ego of the gentlemanly spectator is a vision of OOO that would cause its proponents to clop furiously."
>> That's almost the opposite I'm afraid.
> It *wouldn't* cause them to? ;-)
>> Back to the lab!
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