Date: February 17, 2012
Time: 6 to 8pm
Venue: room 516, 319 Regent Street, University of Westminster
Dinner: Thai or Persian or Just Drinks Depending
For the 97th Session of the Philosophical Foundations of Law and Finance, we will examine the quasi-Freudian concept of CIVILISATION AND ITS DISCONTENTS through three and a half lenses:
(1) The Myth of the High Flyer
(a) Please play and meditate on the morphisms, functors and categories implied by: http://www.youtube.com/watch?
(2) The Myth of Financialisation via Securitization
(a) Kettering, K.C. (2008) Securitization and Its Discontents, The Dynamics of Financial Product Development, at:http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/
(b) Went, P. (2011) Securitization and Its Discontents, at: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/
(3) The Myth of Western Civilisation via The Koan of Bafflement
(a) Denuding the Delusions of Complexification, see Jon Jandai (3 August 2011) Life is Easy, at:http://www.youtube.com/watch?
(3.5) The Half-Myth of Socialism
(a) On the homotopy of socialism or why socialists such as President Obama believe Hopium Overrides Arithmetic, see: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/
After this opetopic journey (the combining of the many into the One), we will adjourn to a nearby restaurant for a meal and some refreshments.