publication . Master thesis . 2021

The Epistemological Epidemic - Critic, Scepsis and Speculative Realisme: Critic, Scepsis and Speculative Realisme

Troldahl, Rasmus Mølsted; Jensen, Jens Villads Heiede;
Open Access Danish
  • Published: 01 Jan 2021
  • Country: Denmark
Abstract
This thesis seeks to gauge the usefulness of Graham Harmans object-oriented ontology through application of his theory as a potential explanation of the emergence of exaggerated scepsis. Denmark has as many other countries chosen to lock down several parts of society to prevent the spread of covid-19, and the necessity of this decision is by some being questioned based on presumably groundless accusations of manipulation, corruption and a lack of understanding of the science concerning the virus. <br/>Through analytical usage of Harmans metaphorical term allusion and relational term symbioses supported by Bruno Latours terms alliance and trials of strength we at...
Subjects
free text keywords: Spekulativ realisme, Graham Harman, Skepsis, Søren Ventegodt, Bruno Latour, Allusion, Symbiose, Sheila Jasanoff, Steven Shapin, Konspirationsteori, Objet, Alliance, Ontology, OOC, OOO, Objekt orienteret ontologi, Kritik, Undergravende
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