Legitimation Code Thursdays

These posts are preparation for a project applying Legitimation Code Theory to 6 knowledge practices: Sun. – Symbolic Wretchedness Mon. – Methods of Rationality Tues. – Russian Nights Weds. – Where the Wasteland Ends Thursday – LCT can and does discuss itself! Fri. – the Johnson government (UK politics)Sat. – Moodle and MoodleNet communities

“Harry Potter and the methods of Rationality”

According to the foreword in my electronic text, the Russian translation belongs Mikhail Samin, whose wikipedia entry is pretty interesting. This is among the top book choices of my students, although they are likely to read it in the original (by Eliezer Yudkowsky) too. Unlike them I haven’t read anything by J.K. Rowling and nor … Read more “Harry Potter and the methods of Rationality”

«de la Misère Symbolique» by Bernard Stiegler

Originally published in French in 2004. An English translation was made in 2014 by Barnaby Norman. In my copy, the two volumes (“The Hyper-Industrial Age” and the “The Catastrophe of the Sensual World”) are joined into one book. In these notes about it, the English translations just reflect my best understanding based on rusty schoolboy … Read more «de la Misère Symbolique» by Bernard Stiegler



Мне поступили предложения по системе магнетических телеграфов выйти смотреть на комету. Говорят, что если добраться до северных окрестностей Дхармачакры она уже видна даже без телескопа. Но я почему-то не хотела ездить в компании на такую экскурсию. Не знаю почему, но мне кажется дурным тоном превращать комету в развлечение и повод для вечеринок. Это не критика … Read more Милтон