On Saying Paradoxical Things




Bensusan; Indexicalism


These are responses to the contributions of participants at the book symposium on Indexicalism: Realism and the Metaphysics of Paradox.

Author Biography

Hilan Nissior Bensusan, University of Brasilia

Department of Philosophy

Lecturer / Professor


Aristotle. Protrepticus or Exhortation to Philosophy, trans. D. S. Hutchinson and Monte Ransome Johnson, in: http://www.protrepticus.info/protr2017x20.pdf viewed in November 2021, 2017.

Bensusan, Hilan. “The Cubist Object: Black Boxes, Über-realism and the Metaphysics of Perspectives,” Speculations 2, 2012, pp. 169-186.

___________. “Cosmopolitical Parties in the Post-Human Age” In: &&&, November, 2020 https://tripleampersand.org/cosmopolitical-parties-post-human-age/

___________. “An-Arché, Xeinos, urihi a: The primordial other in a cosmopolitical forest ”, Cosmos & History, 17, 1, 2021.

___________. Indexicalism: Realism and the Metaphysics of Paradox, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2021.

Bensusan, Hilan & Gregory Carneiro. Paraconsistentization through antimonotonicity: towards a logic of supplement. In: Costa-Leite, Alexandre (ed.). Unlimited Consequence, London: College Publications, 2020.

Bensusan, Hilan & Graham Harman, “A Conversation with Graham Harman and Hilan Bensusan on ‘Indexicalism’”, https://euppublishingblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Bensusan-interview-questions-002.pdf

Bensusan, Carneiro, Coimbra & Paiva, “Minimal logics”, forthcoming in South American Journal of Logic.

Butler, Judith. Giving an Account of Oneself: A Critique of Ethic Violence, New York: Fordham University Press, 2005

Cogburn, Jon. Garcian Meditations: The Dialectic of Persistence in Form and Object, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

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Eltinaé, Qahlï. The Moral Judgement of Butterflies. London: Eyewear Publishing, 2021.

Fine, Kit, ‘Tense and Reality’, in: Modality and Tense: Philosophical Papers, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005, pp. 261–320.

Garcia, Form and Object: A Treatise on Things, trans. Mark Allan Ohm and Jon Cogburn, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2014.

Heidegger, Martin. The History of Beyng, trans. William McNeil and Jeffrey Powell, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015

Levinas, Emmanuel. Totality and Infinity: An Essay on Exteriority, trans. Alphonso Lingis, Pittsburgh: Duquesne University Press, 1969.

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McDowell, John. “Avoiding the myth of the Given”, in Having the World In View: Essays on Kant, Hegel and Sellars, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009, pp. 256-272.

McTaggart, John Ellis, ‘The Unreality of Time’, Mind, New Series, 17, 68, 1908, pp. 457–74.

Rosenzweig, Franz. The Star of Redemption, trans. Barbara Galli, Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2005.

Rumi, Jalaluddin. “The Guest House”, in: Selected Poems, London: Penguin, 2004.

Viveiros de Castro, Eduardo. “Cosmological Deixis and Amerindian Perspectivism”, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 4, 3, 1998, pp. 469–88.

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How to Cite

Bensusan, H. N. (2021). On Saying Paradoxical Things: Responses. Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, 17(2), 286–314. Retrieved from https://cosmosandhistory.org/index.php/journal/article/view/992



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