Tag archive: ontology

The (Im)Personality of Death

The (Im)Personality of Death

The following is an edited version of a talk given  at the launch of The Living and the Dead, 2017   This book, The Living and the Dead, came from various places and various trajectories. It is a book that is at once intensely personal and intensely impersonal. And in saying this, that it is…

Tendencies of Life and Death

Tendencies of Life and Death

Originally published on Through Europe, April 2014   Life forever holds within itself, coiled at the very centre of its unfolding, the fearful promise of death. That death, emerging from the shadows of the living, from the darkness that forever follows the living, brings about an absolute end-of-life, brings down its sickle upon the vitality…

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