• American Objects vs. Austrian Objects 

      Harman, Graham; Crawford, Hugh; DiSalvo, Carl; Johnston, John; Stafford, Barbara; Thacker, Eugene (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-04-23)
      This lecture aims to place present-day object-oriented ontology (OOO) in historical context. The recent appearance of this movement in continental philosophy has led some to ask how it differs from the theories of objects ...
    • Being is Flat: The Strange Mereology of Object-Oriented Ontology 

      Bryan, Levi; Crawford, Hugh; DiSalvo, Carl; Johnston, John; Stafford, Barbara; Thacker, Eugene (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-04-23)
      Levi Bryant is a Professor of Philosophy at Collin College. In addition to his book on Deleuze's Philosophy, Difference and Givenness: Deleuze’s Transcendental Empiricism and the Ontology of Immanence, Bryant is co-editor ...
    • Cakes, Chips, and Calculus 

      Bogost, Ian; Crawford, Hugh; DiSalvo, Carl; Johnston, John; Stafford, Barbara; Thacker, Eugene (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-04-23)
      For decades, scholars in the liberal arts have relinquished wonder to the natural sciences, and then swooped in ostentatiously to blame their awe on false consciousness. Science and engineering gets things wrong too, ...
    • Concluding Remarks 

      Stafford, Barbara (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-04-23)
      Barbara Maria Stafford is the William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor, Emerita, at the University of Chicago. Her work explors the intersections between the visual arts and the physical and biological sciences ...
    • The Universe of Things 

      Shaviro, Steven; Crawford, Hugh; DiSalvo, Carl; Johnston, John; Stafford, Barbara; Thacker, Eugene (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-04-23)
      I would like to suggest that taking objects seriously, affirming their independent existence, recognizing that every object or entity has its own "perspective" without reductionism and without correlationism entails some ...
    • Welcome 

      Telotte, Jay P.; Bogost, Ian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-04-23)