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Speculative GraceBruno Latour and Object-Oriented Theology$
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Adam S. Miller

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780823251506

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823251506.001.0001

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Proliferation

Proliferation

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(p.15) 6 Proliferation
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Speculative Grace
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Adam S. Miller

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823251506.003.0006

This chapter explains how where, traditionally, a metaphysician would assume an underlying macro-unity or background compatibility, Latour assumes instead an irreducible and uncountable metaphysical plurality. Instead of axiomatizing the One, he axiomatizes the many. But how does such an approach know who to add to what—and in what order? How does it decide how to organize its additive, concatenated strings?

Keywords:   compatibility, Latour, metaphysical plurity, many, strings

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