Month: April 2018


  • “War is Justice” (on Heraclitus)

    Note for the Process-Oriented Philosophy Seminar Session of 3 May 2018   We start with this Fragment from Heraclitus. “We must know that war is common to all and strife is justice, and that all things come into being through strife necessarily.” Heraclitus, Fragment B80 We are speaking of becoming as “coming into being”. Not […]

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  • Universalia Sunt Crealia

      Reism is the doctrine that only things exist (from the Latin res, “thing”). In translation studies, realia are particular elements that cannot be translated into another language. A reist theory of aesthetics would be the assumption that an artefact can never be transferred into an emotional understanding, but at best artistic objects would be strange […]

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  • Feeling the Flowing Present, Becoming the Becoming

    Some people ask: why is my capacity to grow so related to the experience of becoming imprisoned in loops of enthusiasm followed by deception? It seems like a rollercoaster or a golden prison of over-confidence and collapse. Our capacity to grow is conditioned by the very way in which we formulate and verbalise our decisions […]

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  • The POP Workshop | Process-Oriented Philosophy with Luis de Miranda

    Who’s POP? Let’s unite theory and praxis, let’s become a hive-mind and embark on a journey of slow thinking, a rewarding voyage through the major texts of process-oriented philosophy. Free entrance, freer minds @ the Library of Noden. First date 18 April 2018 at 19h40, and then regular sessions will be held. Sickla industriväg 6, 131 […]

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  • The River of Difference: Rereading Heraclitus

    Famous fragment B12 of Heraclitus has been translated has follows by Professor Jonathan Barnes, an international authority in Ancient philosophy: On those who enter the same rivers, ever different water flows. This of course can be understood as another way of saying that one cannot bathe in the same river twice. Because the river is […]

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