Category Archives: philosophy

Vagueness

A recent paper is available at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00293652.2017.1325393. Enjoy! Advertisements

Vagueness

A recent paper is available at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00293652.2017.1325393. Enjoy!

Kulttuurintutkimuksen selviöistä

Miten paradigma – itsestäänselvyyksien järjestelmä – toimii tavallisessa, paradigman varaan rakentuvassa normaalitieteessä? Veli Verronen on oivasti selventänyt paradigman käsitettä väitöskirjassaan The growth of knowledge (1986). Hän erottaa paradigman kolme pääasiallista merkitystä: metafyysinen, sosiologinen ja konkreettinen paradigma. Katson seuraavassa mitä ne

Kulttuurintutkimuksen selviöistä

Miten paradigma – itsestäänselvyyksien järjestelmä – toimii tavallisessa, paradigman varaan rakentuvassa normaalitieteessä? Veli Verronen on oivasti selventänyt paradigman käsitettä väitöskirjassaan The growth of knowledge (1986). Hän erottaa paradigman kolme pääasiallista merkitystä: metafyysinen, sosiologinen ja konkreettinen paradigma. Katson seuraavassa mitä ne

Pragmaticism – the new possibility of a scientific archaeology as seen in the light of the history of archaeology

An old paper of mine, originally written in 2011 or 2012, is now out in the Baltic series Interarchaeologia. It can be found by following this link to academia.edu.

Pragmaticism – the new possibility of a scientific archaeology as seen in the light of the history of archaeology

An old paper of mine, originally written in 2011 or 2012, is now out in the Baltic series Interarchaeologia. It can be found by following this link to academia.edu.

Animal pragmatism

My contribution to the 2012 EAA session Animal agency? is now available in extended article draft form over at academia.edu. The paper is called Animal pragmatism. Take a look if you’re interested. It’s unlikely the paper will ever be published.

Animal pragmatism

My contribution to the 2012 EAA session Animal agency? is now available in extended article draft form over at academia.edu. The paper is called Animal pragmatism. Take a look if you’re interested. It’s unlikely the paper will ever be published.

Things in Action – Interpreting the Meanings of Things in Archaeology

The proceedings of the XII Nordic Theoretical Archaeology Group Meeting held in Oulu, Finland, two years ago is now out. My contribution can be found by following this link.

Things in Action – Interpreting the Meanings of Things in Archaeology

The proceedings of the XII Nordic Theoretical Archaeology Group Meeting held in Oulu, Finland, two years ago is now out. My contribution can be found by following this link.

Entangled

In case anyone is interested, my review of Ian Hodder’s Entangled: An Archaeology of the Relationships between Humans and Things, published in the Norwegian Archaeological Review, is now available online.

Entangled

In case anyone is interested, my review of Ian Hodder’s Entangled: An Archaeology of the Relationships between Humans and Things, published in the Norwegian Archaeological Review, is now available online.

New Materialisms IV – Movement, Aesthetics, Ontology

Next week I will be taking part in the fourth New Materialisms conference held in Turku, Finland. The session description as well as the other papers in our panel session look very interesting. Here’s the panel description and my paper

New Materialisms IV – Movement, Aesthetics, Ontology

Next week I will be taking part in the fourth New Materialisms conference held in Turku, Finland. The session description as well as the other papers in our panel session look very interesting. Here’s the panel description and my paper

“Turning to things – ontology, epistemology, and a case of metaphorism” – essay online

Last fall I gave a paper called Turning to things – ontology, epistemology, and a case of metaphorism at the forth Ruin Memories workshop in Svanvik, Norway. The paper is now available in essay form on the Ruin Memories website.

“Turning to things – ontology, epistemology, and a case of metaphorism” – essay online

Last fall I gave a paper called Turning to things – ontology, epistemology, and a case of metaphorism at the forth Ruin Memories workshop in Svanvik, Norway. The paper is now available in essay form on the Ruin Memories website.

The real magic of archaeology

This afternoon I went to hear a panel discussion about artifacts without borders. The topic was ylirajaisuus, which I don’t have a very good translation for. Transboundary artifact or transboundary object comes close, I think. It was organized by Artefacta,

The real magic of archaeology

This afternoon I went to hear a panel discussion about artifacts without borders. The topic was ylirajaisuus, which I don’t have a very good translation for. Transboundary artifact or transboundary object comes close, I think. It was organized by Artefacta,

Pentti Määttänen

Pentti Määttänen, the Finnish philosopher, has a review of the Finnish translation of John Dewey’s Reconstruction in Philosophy (1929) in the current issue of Tieteessä Tapahtuu (1/2013). Määttänen’s article was a delight to read and perhaps the only non-dualist piece of writing in that

Pentti Määttänen

Pentti Määttänen, the Finnish philosopher, has a review of the Finnish translation of John Dewey’s Reconstruction in Philosophy (1929) in the current issue of Tieteessä Tapahtuu (1/2013). Määttänen’s article was a delight to read and perhaps the only non-dualist piece of writing in that