François Laruelle

The New Image of Thought As Fusion of the Quantum and Philosophy

The New Image of Thought As Fusion of the Quantum and PhilosophyFrançois LaruelleFrom Tétralogos: un opéra de philosophies (Paris: Cérf, 2018), p.152-156; p.157-161.PDF 1. As An Undulatory AspectThe first phase of our construction is the constitution of the matrix or quantization under …

The New Image of Thought As Fusion of the Quantum and Philosophy

Democracy of-the-Last-Instance Within the Sciences: General Equivalency and Generic Idempotency

Democracy of-the-Last-Instance Within the Sciences: General Equivalency and Generic IdempotencyFrançois LaruelleIn Introduction aux sciences génériques (Paris: Éditions Pétra, 2008), p.97-104. 1) Many philosophers love to mock “democracy,” a theme that is either idealist or political [politicien] or popular, those who keep lying …

Democracy of-the-Last-Instance Within the Sciences: General Equivalency and Generic Idempotency

The Theses of Machinic Materialism and its Distinction from Dialectical Materialism

The Theses of Machinic Materialism and its Distinction from Dialectical MaterialismFrançois LaruelleSelections from Nietzsche contre Heidegger: thèses pour une politique nietzschéenne (Paris: Payot, 1977), p.122-136. The Theses of Machinic Materialism“Machinic materialism” is “Nietzsche’s” latent philosophy, produced at the same time as the …

The Theses of Machinic Materialism and its Distinction from Dialectical Materialism

“The Fundamental Questions and Research Programmes for a Study into the NET,” from Le nouvel esprit technologique (2020)

The Fundamental Questions and Research Programmes for a Study into the NETFrançois LaruelleIn Le nouvel esprit technologique (Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2020), p.85-98 This is a table of the main questions towards a critique of Technological Reason: I. EVALUATION OF THE “PHILOSOPHIES …

“The Fundamental Questions and Research Programmes for a Study into the NET,” from Le nouvel esprit technologique (2020)

The Organon of the Force (of) the Law, from Éthique de l’Étranger (2000)

The Organon of the Force (of) the LawFrançois LaruelleIn Éthique de l’étranger: du crime contre l’humanité (Paris: Kimé, 2000), p.327-338 The Non-Kantian Universalization of EthicsWe reprise the previous problem of the constitution of the Neighbour [Prochain] by transposing the problem into the …

The Organon of the Force (of) the Law, from Éthique de l’Étranger (2000)

The Essence of The People or The Peoples (of) The One

The Real Phenomenal Content of the ‘Multitudo Transcendentalis’The first task is to get rid of the fantastical image, the circular projection that the unitary paradigm gives of People, Individuals or Ordinary Man. In particular, we must get rid of this representation of …

The Essence of The People or The Peoples (of) The One

Difference and Identity: Theses on the Future of Thought

Difference and Identity: Theses on the Future of ThoughtFrançois LaruelleIn En tant qu’un: la « non-philosophie » expliquée aux philosophes (Paris: Aubier, 1991), p.116-121 I) Philosophy, or the domination of Difference over Identity1) In the history of philosophy, Difference and Identity have …

Difference and Identity: Theses on the Future of Thought

“The Glossary of the Generic Quantum,” from Philosophie non-standard

In Philosophie non-standard: générique, quantique, philo-fiction (Paris: Kimé, 2010), p.51-64 Along with the acronyms that we use, we add this glossary of notions proper to the generic treatment of the Quantum. It sums up necessary theoretical notions for the preparation of the …

“The Glossary of the Generic Quantum,” from Philosophie non-standard

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