A brief synoptic parallel — Taking the side of the ‘modern’ in philosophy — Old and new relations between science and philosophy — Matrices and principles. Anti-Badiou relates the parallel stories of Badiou’s Maoist ‘ontology of the void’ and Laruelle’s own performative practice of ‘non-philosophy’. : Anti-Badiou: The Introduction of Maoism into Philosophy ( ) by Francois Laruelle and a great selection of similar New, Used and.

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Short note on Laruelle’s Anti-Badiou

Badiou’s entire project aims to re-educate philosophy through one science: The Praxis of Alain Badiou. For Laruelle, philosophy must be “mutated” by its engagement with another discipline, and he has set up, in other texts, the theoretical framework for what that change — in terms of the division of labor between philosophy intorduction extra-philosophical domains — would look like. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!

Laruelle asks the question: Anti-Badiou relates the parallel stories of Badiou’s Maoist ‘ontology of the void’ and Laruelle’s introductioh performative practice of ‘non-philosophy’ and explains why the two are in fact radically different. Badiou’s entire project aims to re-educate philosophy through one science: Int Badiou in Continental Philosophy. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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Sign in to use this feature. At face value, the two have much in common: From this basis, nonphilosophy can discern the transcendental conditions of a particular philosophy.

anti-badlou Thus the emphasis is not on One, Two or Three, but the fact that one is compossible from zero, 0as two 0 0 and so on. There will be purges as well, a new purification of philosophy, Laruelle tells us. At face value, the two have much in common: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry maousm In response to the previous review I’d point out that in Principles of Non-Philosophy Laruelle specifically targets Badious “anti-philosophy” as remaining within the principle of sufficient philosophy and as auto-positional.


He continues, saying, The Real of immanence, by virtue of the particle that it configures, is the non-dialectical solution to contradiction and to antinomies.

Anti-Badiou: The Introduction of Maoism into Philosophy – Francois Laruelle – Google Books

In short, what Laruelle means by non-philosophy or non-standard philosophy is the generalization of philosophy much in the same way that non-Euclidean geometry generalized the Euclidean model. Prolegomena to Any Future Materialism. But this is no ordinary gnosis, this is the inversion of Gnosticism without god, and venture into the democracy of thought, that is at once an attack upon the academic aristocracy, and a realignment with the scientific movement of thinking and knowing at the conjuncture of the real.

Does this in any way sound like Badiou? This book contains Laruelle’s only fully worked out case study, putting his more general introductioon to the test of an individual example. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

Notify me of new comments via email. But the paradigm, that which moves around each other not in opposition. The Re-education of Philosophy by Mathematics: For information on how we process your data, read our Privacy Policy. This chapter was originally published under the pseudonym Tristan Aguilar in an edited volume in the mids witnessing to the long-term interest Laruelle has had in Badiou’s work and provides the background for why he might actually take up the work he presents here.

Non-philosophy is then another variant of antiphilosophy, that which speculates on non-thought as thought?

Philosophy and Non-Philosophy Univocal. In part this casting of philosophy as material is what Laruelle means by “disempowering” what is also translated by Mackay as depotentializing and elsewhere, in relation to ecological concerns, the “degrowth of” philosophy. So non-philosophy too has a politics and ethics, though Laruelle demands that any theoretical engagement in these areas cease using the victim, and the human being in general, as a philosophical weapon that allows philosophers to advance on opponents in debates.


Being and Event Bloomsbury Revelations.


Since engagement with quantum physics by those who are not physicists is too often the purview of philosophical crackpots, this move may make the reader incredulous and is likely to make others uncomfortable at the very least.

But Laruelle’s engagement is more careful and narrow than those ready to “Sokalize” his work might expect.

Much of this work was motivated by an attempt to respond to the various criticisms and perceived weaknesses of the first volume.

Once this disempowerment is carried out, then philosophy may be combined with other domains or disciplines in order to experiment and potentially create new responses to problems.

This compelling and highly original book represents a confrontation between two of the most radical thinkers at work in France today: My library Help Advanced Book Search.

As ibto should be differentiated from numbers. Or should we rather aim for a scientific-type knowledge of philosophy, a knowledge that would no doubt be contingent, but which, this time, would truly escape such doxa?

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