Levi’s Materialism Lacks Matter

A brief, but total, rebuttal of Levi Bryant’s naive semantic naturalism and radical idiocy about science as the chief philosophy Levi Bryant: “A process is substrate neutral if it is indifferent to the material medium in which it takes place. This is how the information contained in genes is conceived by genecentric theorists like Dawkins […]

Science and the Subject supposed to know

“Levi Bryant argues that philosophy is empty and has no distinct subject matter. The funny thing is that no one ever listens.  Scientists, for example, do just fine defining the epistemological and methodological requirements of their work and their eyes grow glassy whenever they are lectured by the philosopher about knowledge. It’s true that scientists […]

On Levi Bryant’s Axiomatic Absolutism *

The “new materialism” is neither new nor materialism. It is, in fact, the old vitalism. Now I don’t mean to disparage the new materialism when I say this, or to position myself as some old Wise One who goes around proclaiming that there is nothing new under the sun. What I want to do is […]