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Non-Music Part II: On Minimalism, Affects and the Martial Art of Defensive Tripping

The word minimalism, at some point, became lost. As many editorials have expressed, “minimal” became a dirty word from its attachment to a trend that occurred in the mid 2000s, particularly in Berlin, where a ‘new minimalist’ movement emerges from …

Non-Music Part II: On Minimalism, Affects and the Martial Art of Defensive Tripping

Menschen oder Non-phi der ersten Generation durch Kreuzung von Philosophischem und
Quantischem.

Wir wollen das Ende dieses Essays vorläufig mit großen Schritten vorwegnehmen, nicht durch einen philosophischen Weg oder eine Wanderung durch die Landschaft, sondern durch eine Teleportation oder eine Quanten-Teleforcierung, die das philosophische Pleroma, wie es sich bis zum Universumerstreckt, öffnet. …

Menschen oder Non-phi der ersten Generation durch Kreuzung von Philosophischem und
Quantischem.

On Non, Minimalism, and Music

Part I: Non-Music, (N)Ontology, and Distinguishing Bubbles. It is important to remember from the offset that ‘non’ is not identical to ‘anti’ or ‘counter’, for example, ‘non-philosophy’ is not an ‘anti-philosophy’ in the sense of Badiou, although his work on …

On Non, Minimalism, and Music

Ultra-blackness in Music. A Non-Mixology

What is Rhythm? What is Rhythm? Rhythm is a temporally extended pattern in which information-transmitting processes take place. It can be described by the following parameters: spatial (distance, movement, neighbourhood), temporal (speed, limit of human perception, infinite time scales versus …

Ultra-blackness in Music. A Non-Mixology

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

Keywords for Alexander Galloway’s „Laruelle. Against The Digital“

14 theses of Alexander Galloway according to Laruelle: 1) The medial principle: the real is communicable, and the communicable is real.2) For the standard model of philosophy, everything that is given is split.3) In non-standard philosophy, the One is a …

Keywords for Alexander Galloway’s „Laruelle. Against The Digital“

Chapter on Dialectics, Materialism, Change: From Epicurus to Marx via Aristotle

Marx’s reading of Greek atomism informs his uncompromisingly materialist stance, something we will inspect more closely further on in the chapter. At this point, suffice it to say that the contradiction that underpins Epicurean atomism, according to young Marx, is …

Chapter on Dialectics, Materialism, Change: From Epicurus to Marx via Aristotle

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