Forthcoming issue: Speculative Realism Today

2021-04-06

Speculative Realism Today

 

2022 will mark 15 years of the Goldsmiths1 meeting that inaugurated the elusive coming to existence of Speculative Realism. Much has happened since, both in philosophy and elsewhere, and the key ideas of the movement have seen several important developments.

 

The SR movement prompted philosophical attention to what could be deemed beyond the human understanding of how things are. This focus on how to break with ‘correlationist’2 thinking – that makes the human world both central and inescapable – gave rise not only to several alternative philosophical responses but also to an atmosphere that has arguably changed the landscape in many areas. 15 years onwards, we witness the flourishing of a number of endeavors in the area – speculative materialism, object-oriented ontology, developments in new materialism, object-oriented feminisms, post-phenomenology, tentacular materialism, plasticity-based neo-Hegelianism, entanglement theory, post-nihilism, and perspectivism among others. Further, it is becoming clear how the movement has been reshaping the problems, preoccupations and ways of thinking that characterize philosophy on the whole.

 

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This volume of Das Questões is dedicated to the contemporary effects of Speculative Realism. It takes the opportunity to collect articles and essays that indicate the state of the art of Speculative Realism (and its offsprings). We welcome contributions from different areas and different traditions within philosophy both reflecting on post-correlationist thinking and elaborating on ideas inspired by Speculative Realism.

 

Das Questões (rdq) is a journal dedicated to contemporary philosophy in its interfaces with other kinds of thought, forms of art and varieties of translation.

 

The volume accepts contributions in English, French, Spanish, German and Portuguese. Please send your text before the 1st of April, 2022.

 

Editors: Charles W. Johns, André Arnaut, Otavio Maciel and Hilan Bensusan

Contact: hilantra@gmail.com

 

1 Goldsmiths College of London, England.

https://www.urbanomic.com/event/speculative-realism-a-one-day-workshop/

2 A term first coined by Quentin Meillassoux but used by many post-Kantian philosophers to mark the ostensibly inescapable inextricability of thought with being.