Durandus von Meissen

The Science of Cultural Criticism

Theoretical Science

Modes of Existence: Actuality and Possibility

Catagories of Evaluation: Personal (Common Sense) visa vis Institutional (Scientific) Values under “Prolegomena to the Models of Agency”: Intersubjectivity and the Transaction of Instinct/Reason with the Existential Field (what is certain; what is possible; what is intended).


Michele Marsonet.

On Philosophy: What Kind of Realism?




Where there is no Vision, the people perish…

fenrirvsvidar_final-e1384192017961In Zygmunt Bauman’s Legislators and Interpreters, he identifies two different contexts in which the role of the ‘intellectual’ is performed and two different strategies which develop in response to them: The legislator makes “authoritative statements” which “arbitrate in controversies of opinions and which selects those opinions which, having been selected, become correct and binding”. The […]

via What does it mean to be an intellectual in an age of social media? — Mark Carrigan

Acausal Wave Theory of Consciousness and the Formal Paradigm of the Existential Field


Transcendental Aesthetic Judgment

Apperception and the Individuality of Space and Time1

The Public Intellectual and Social Commentariat


Is Communication From the Future Already Here?

Reflections on the One Field hypothesis of Existential Validity and the aftermath of Transpositional Realism.

Is Communication From the Future Already Here?.

The Avoidance of the Intellectual

Context and Relevance Frames for variant Perspectives, Historical Criticism and Authentic Voice.

Darwin’s Regret

Aesthetic Judgment is a corollary of organic Intelligence, whose Model is Instinct and whose Practice is enriching Survival. No bird builds a nest, nor sings, nor courts without such expertise of Experience. How less any terrestrial existence?

Human Extension

Though I don’t usually address Darwin’s views or theories, since they are largely (but not wholly) outside of the social sciences and humanities (SSH) in which my work is based, the following quotation from Darwin’s autobiography serves as a lesson in what Darwin gave up and later regretted on his scientific journey:

“Up to the age of thirty, or beyond it, poetry of many kinds, such as the works of Milton, Gray, Byron, Wordsworth, Coleridge and Shelley, gave me great pleasure, and even as a schoolboy I took intense delight in Shakespeare, especially in the historical plays. . . . But now for many years I cannot endure to read a line of poetry: I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me. …

This curious and lamentable loss of the higher esthetic tastes is all the odder, as books on history, biographies…

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Banned TED Talk: Rupert Sheldrake – The Science Delusion