Monthly Archives: March 2012

Nests

As I noted in this post from the complexity pomo thread, DeLanda’s “nests” are of a different kind than the hierarchical nests of inclusion. Much like the image in my avatar I’m seeing more of a bird’s nest, a meshwork of … Continue reading

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Nests

<div _emptydescriptionerrormessage="Please write something for your reply." _setvalueurl="http://integralpostmetaphysics.ning.com/forum/comment/update?id=5301756%3AComment%3A40235&quot; _value=" As I noted in┬áthis post from the complexity pomo thread, DeLanda’s “nests” are of a different kind than the hierarchical nests of inclusion. Much like the image in my avatar I’m … Continue reading

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A comment on integrality

I’ve been using DeLanda’s material from my recent posts in the IPS thread “Complexity and postmodernism.” Balder said: “Speaking of Deleuze (I agree DeLanda’s presentation of him is very lucid), his notions of multiplicity and the ‘manifold’ play a big … Continue reading

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A comment on integrality

I’ve been using DeLanda’s material from my recent posts in the IPS thread “Complexity and postmodernism.” Balder said: “Speaking of Deleuze (I agree DeLanda’s presentation of him is very lucid), his notions of multiplicity and the ‘manifold’ play a big … Continue reading

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Intensive Science continued

As he said earlier, he uses the science of dynamic systems. From this he explores how undifferentiated, intensive capacities give rise to differentiated, extensive forms. As but one example he uses embryogenesis. When an extensive form is completed we get … Continue reading

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Intensive Science continued

As he said earlier, he uses the science of dynamic systems. From this he explores how undifferentiated, intensive capacities give rise to differentiated, extensive forms. As but one example he uses embryogenesis. When an extensive form is completed we get … Continue reading

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Intensive Science

Continuing from the last post I’ll post a few excerpts from DeLanda’s book as I read it. See that post for a link to a free e-version. “Delueze is…a realist philosoper….[but] not a realist about essences or any other transcendent … Continue reading

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Intensive Science

Continuing from the last post I’ll post a few excerpts from DeLanda’s book as I read it. See that post for a link to a free e-version. “Delueze is…a realist philosoper….[but] not a realist about essences or any other transcendent … Continue reading

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Comment on rhizome imagery

Something screwy happened to my blog in that I cannot post comments to my own posts! I have Google working on that. In the meantime in response to the comments to that post: As Andy seems to indicate, such meshworks … Continue reading

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Rhizome imagery

Here are a couple of rhizome images, one from a neural network only microns wide, one from our current universe, billions of light years wide. Do these images look like nested, hierarchical complexity? Or a different kind of rhizomatic complexity? … Continue reading

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