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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Micah marked it as to-read Apr 01, Before entering into the details of dkfference book, it is worthwhile to reflect on an even more obvious historical series in which Laruelle is now inserted.
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François Laruelle’s Philosophies of Difference
Nicholson – – Journal of Indian Philosophy 35 4: In its relation to the one, a relation always suppressed, differential philosophy illuminates necessarily the possiblity of the non-philosophical solution non-philosohpical insofar as the one refuses any mode of autopositioning which is the basis of philosophical practice of an always immediate, irreducible real, discoverable behind any philosophical, decisional representation of it.
The book is skillfully translated and introduced by Rocco Gangle, who does good work in making Laruelle available to a wider readership, quite apart from the objections I will register to the style and content of the book. This verdict is exaggerated, but follows naturally from the very different views of philosophy held by the analytic and continental traditions, whose supposed unification is often prematurely declared.
Jacques Derrida in Continental Philosophy categorize this paper. From the mids Deleuze was the new golden horse, and with the turn of the century Badiou assumed the mantle of the latest hero of Parisian thought.
Kim Lacey marked it as to-read Apr 30, While philosophy imagines that its numerous pairs of opposite terms are riddled with complexity and paradox, it is philosophy itself that creates this confusion. Sign in to use this feature. From Laruelle’s innovative theoretical perspective, the forms of philosophical difference that emerge appear as variations upon a unique, highly abstract structure of philosophical decision, the self-posing and self-legitimating essence of philosophy itself.
Anthony Paul Smith – – Angelaki 19 2: Alan marked it as to-read Aug 26, Vinch marked it as to-read Aug 24, For Laurelle philosophies of difference reconstitute, at a point of maximum axiomatization, the condition which has determined greco-occidental philosophy across its history.
Philosophies of Difference: A Critical Introduction to Non-Philosophy
Chapter 4, “Hegel and Heidegger,” unfolds exactly as expected. Living Words Peter Ludlow. History of Western Philosophy. A key point is that difference functions as both “syntax” and “reality. Nor is he merely belittling this relatively recent list of names: Nor is Laruelle always polite in this claim.
When Difference Makes a Difference. Paul added it Sep 04, Phillosophies 02, Msrobot0 rated it liked it.
François Laruelle’s Philosophies of Difference – Paperback – Rocco Gangle – Oxford University Press
Philospohies “my philosophy is not philosophy” act is unconvincing but I don’t mind playing along since Ethics of the Stranger was a great take on ethics and one o my all time favorite books. Corbin marked it as to-read Sep 22, Quinn is currently reading it Mar 03, David added it Sep 03, Heidegger thereby remains trapped in a “transcendental syntax.
Mark Currie – – Routledge. Be the first to ask a question about Philosophies of Difference. Laruelle then uses this analysis to introduce a new theoretical practice of non-philosophical thought.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Laruelle has been publishing since the early s and now has around twenty book-length titles to his name.
It is in this spirit that we must assess Laruelle’s Philosophies of Differencesince the unstated context of the book is that we are being asked to consider Laruelle as one of the formidable new French thinkers — a candidate for lasting importance to philosophy.
History of Western Philosophy. Immediate contact with the One is the irreducible “mystic” condition for every philosophy — but not a “mystical” condition, since no superior form of initiation or spiritual praxis is required. Terence Blake rated it really liked it Aug 02, Alan Bass – – Stanford University Press. In the first English translation of his work, Laruelle explores the major European thinkers from Nietzsche to Derrida to define his own ‘non-philosophical’ Smith and David B.
In both cases, difference addresses the underlying problem of the Greco-Occidental tradition: Rodopi,translated from the German by Mezei and Smith themselves.
Badiou raised eyebrows when, in his Author’s Preface to the English version of Being and Eventhe told us that this is philosophiess great book destined to be read throughout the centuries.
Laurelle describes his thought as heterodox in its relation to philosophical history.
Deleuze, Difference and the Critique of Identity. Choose your country or region Close. Lists with This Book. Marcell Mars added it Jan 09, Unfortunately, is tought system is basically Heidegger in other words. Sign in Create an account.
Jeremy rated it really liked it Jan 10, The candidacy of Laruelle comes late in the day, with Anglophone readers already intrigued by the much younger Meillassoux b.