François Laruelle

The Concept of a ‘First Technology’

Laruelle, François. “Le concept d’une ‘technologie première’” in Gilbert Simondon: une pensée de l’individituation et la technique. Paris: Albin Michel, 1994. 206-219. The Concept of a “First Technology” François Laruelle A “Unified Theory” of Technics and Technology In order to …

The Concept of a ‘First Technology’

The Transcendental Computer: A Non-Philosophical Utopia

Translated by Taylor Adkins and Chris Eby The unified theory of thought and computing [calcul][2], a unification in-the-last-identity, is a task facing every encyclopedic mind (Morin, Serres). It is also the theme of the transcendental computer (TC), of a machine …

The Transcendental Computer: A Non-Philosophical Utopia

Introduction to Non-Marxism: Determination-in-the-Last-Instance (DLI)

Laruelle, Francois. Introduction au non-marxism. PUF: Paris, 2000. 39-55. translated by Taylor Adkins Chapter III: Determination-in-the-Last-Instance First Elucidation of the Determination-in-the-Last-Instance (DLI) The determination-in-the-last-instance, invented by Marx-Engels for historical Materialism, never received from them a concept adequate enough to simultaneously …

Introduction to Non-Marxism: Determination-in-the-Last-Instance (DLI)

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