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FROM EARTH TO THE UNIVERSE – LARUELLE AND RADICAL SCIENCE FICTION

This text includes a presentation of TETRALOGOS, the new (2019) book by François Laruelle, followed by an examination of his formula for a «general science fiction» and a proposal to make this formula more generic. Abstract(1) some general considerations regarding …

FROM EARTH TO THE UNIVERSE – LARUELLE AND RADICAL SCIENCE FICTION

LARUELLE AND DELEUZE: from difference to multiplicity

CONTEXT We are living through a very interesting period in the realm of Continental Philosophy, containing aspects of continuing progress and of intellectual regression. The regression proclaims itself to be a decisive progress beyond the merely negative and critical philosophies …

LARUELLE AND DELEUZE: from difference to multiplicity

GUATTARI “LINES OF FLIGHT”: the hypothesis of modes of semiotisation (1 & 2)

Liveblogging reading Felix Guattari’s book LINES OF FLIGHT, translated by Andrew Goffey. The unconscious, for Guattari, is “structured” like a multiplicity of modes of semiotisation. This hypothesis contains in germ Bruno Latour ‘s multiple modes of existence, which are also …

GUATTARI “LINES OF FLIGHT”: the hypothesis of modes of semiotisation (1 & 2)

NOTES ON DELEUZE’S “LETTER TO A SEVERE CRITIC” (2): against Laruelle

François Laruelle’s explicit critique of Deleuze was published in French in 1995, in the same year as his THEORIE DES ETRANGERS, which is the book that Laruelle tells us inaugurates the third phase of his research, “Philosophy III”, where he …

NOTES ON DELEUZE’S “LETTER TO A SEVERE CRITIC” (2): against Laruelle

QUANTUM COLLISIONS Comments on the first introduction to François Laruelle’s NON-STANDARD

1) ENTER THE MATRIX “You are entering a zone of “non-philosophy”… For you the philosopher it is a knowledge-collider, for you the physicist it is a conceptual maze – you are in the Matrix” (first sentence, PHILOSOPHIE NON-STANDARD, 7, my …

QUANTUM COLLISIONS Comments on the first introduction to François Laruelle’s NON-STANDARD

LARUELLES NON-MARXISMUS: Auf dem Weg zu einem demokratischen Pluralismus des Denkens

Gegen jüngste Versuche, Laruelles Stil durch die Hervorhebung seiner innovativen Syntax zu charakterisieren, die ihm angeblich von einer “Syntax des Realen” diktiert wird, muss ich einwenden, dass seine Syntax zumeist ziemlich gewöhnlich und geradeheraus ist. Seine Arbeiten sind wegen der von ihm angewendeten “perversen” [kinky] Semantik schwierig, …

LARUELLES NON-MARXISMUS: Auf dem Weg zu einem demokratischen Pluralismus des Denkens

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