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Art Metropole / Weird Realism: Lovecraft and Philosophy by Graham Harman
Register Log in. Home Marketplace Books Non-fiction Philosophy. Details Attribute Value Condition New. Lovecraft to the Speculative Realist philosophers. Lovecraft was one of the brightest stars of the horror and science fiction magazines, but died in poverty and relative obscurity in the s.
In he was finally elevated from pulp status to the classical literary canon with the release of a Library of America volume dedicated to his work.
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The impact of Lovecraft on philosophy has been building for more than a decade. Initially championed by shadowy guru Nick Land at Warwick during the s, he was later discovered to be an object of private fascination for all four original members of the twenty-first century Speculative Realist movement. In this book, Graham Harman extracts the basic philosophical concepts underlying the work of Lovecraft, yielding a weird realism capable of freeing continental philosophy from its current soul-crushing impasse.
And if fear of a faceless, aggressive other is a contributing factor to paralysis, then perhaps getting over our selves might help to focus our own actions and energies and motivate sustained meliorative action.
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Rather than preparing to fight off alien others, we could begin by recognizing the alien self, which categorically withdraws from our fortified self-image. See previous EC post here. Filed under Literature , OOO.
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