In this context my limited goals are to point out some of the disruptive and dissolutive
forces within the ongoing task of integration and to advocate an open, differentiated way of relating to them.
The fact that Hobbes inaugurates modern political nihilism should not simply be understood in the sense that he 'discovers' the nothingness of substance of a world freed from the metaphysical constraint of any transcendent veritas; Hobbes rather 'covers' this nothingness of substance again with another, more powerful, nothingness, which has precisely the function of annihilating the potentially dissolutive
effects of the first.
part of Duchamp, the gesture, remains for me in the foreground, whereas with Malevich it's the construction.