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Discussions

Armen Avanesyan and Karen Sarkisov
Discussion of Armen Avanesyan and Karen Sarkisov "Metaphysics of Postmodernity"

15 October
19:30 — 21:30

Armen Avanesyan and Karen Sarkisov
Discussion of Armen Avanesyan and Karen Sarkisov "Metaphysics of Postmodernity"

The Philosophical Club at Winzavod launches a new DIAMAT lecture cycle. The first event of the new cycle will be the discussion of austrian philosopher Armen Avanesyan and philosopher, curator and senior editor of the V-A-C Foundation Karen Sarkisov «Post-Modern Meta-Physics», which will be held on October 15 (Monday) in the Vintage Hall.

In his short presentation, Armen Avanesyan will share the main points of his latest book, Metaphysics in Time, and also discuss with Karen Sarkisov some of the suggested questions: can the ancient conceptual matrix be applied to a world that is no longer in place but is constantly changing ? Can we operate with concepts in the light of recent discoveries in the field of natural science and social sciences? Should we recognize their historical character or accept their inescapability?

Armen Avanessian - Austrian philosopher, theorist of art and literature, curator. His developments in speculative realism and acceleration are widely known outside the academic environment. He taught at Columbia and Yale Universities (USA). Founder of a research project on speculative poetics. The author of the books The Poetics of the Present Tense (2012), The Irony and Logic of the Present (2015), Miamirification” (2017), etc.

Karen Sarkisov is a philosopher, curator and senior editor of the V-A-C Foundation. In the sphere of his research interests - the history of continental philosophy, art theory, post-humanism.