Back to the Great Outdoors: Speculative Realism as Philosophy of Science
Keywords:Philosophy of Science, Speculative Realism, The Linguistic Turn
AbstractThis is an essay on Quentin Meillassoux' recent book After Finitude: An Essay on the Necessity of Contingency, placing it within recent discussions of the relationship between science, philosophy and the humanities. The book presents a strong critique of the linguistic turn in continental and analytic philosophy and argues for a retrieval of a realist notion of the power of reason. There are nonetheless a few remaining ontological problems identified towards the end of this review essay.
How to Cite
Saldanha, A. J. (2009). Back to the Great Outdoors: Speculative Realism as Philosophy of Science. Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, 5(2), 304–321. Retrieved from http://cosmosandhistory.org/index.php/journal/article/view/118