C7. Traumata Triumphant


Bones are not concepts. But they are constraints—enabling ones at that. This is precisely what makes them legible as precursors of conceptual finitude. A casement of linguistic rules is only the most epithelial, epigene, or proximal layer of collapse into one’s own chronotopic systematicity. Moreover, just as hormetic perturbation triggers these various infoldings of biogenesis, so too does the Kantian exploration into orientational rationality find its beginnings in traumatic tremors…