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ONLINE Seminar: Intelligence and Spirit, by Reza Negarestani

May 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

ONLINE SEMINAR: “Intelligence and Spirit,” by Reza Negarestani

Book description:
“A critique of both classical humanism and dominant ends in posthumanism that formulates the ultimate form of intelligence as a theoretical and practical thought unfettered by the temporal order of things.”

Reading assignment 5/24/2020: pgs 62 – 85, “Rational Integration, Judgement, and Generation of Further Abilities,” “Historical Awareness as an Essential Constructive and Critical Ability,” “The Dasein of Geist,” “The Necessary and Sufficient Links Between Conception and Transformation,” “Geist at the Edge of Intelligibility”

Presentation Assignments (a 5-10 minute overview of your assigned section(s)):

– “The Necessary and Sufficient Links Between Conception and Transformation” – Peter
– “Geist at the Edge of Intelligibility” – Kenn

This seminar is a collaboration between the Seattle Analytic Philosophy Club and Portland’s People’s Colloquium.