Laruelle and Non-Philosophy

Laruelle and Non-Philosophy

by John Mullarkey
     
 

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The first collection of critical essays on the work of this most original thinkersFrançois Laruelle is one of the most important French philosophers of the last 20 years, and as his texts have become available in English there has been a rising tide of interest in his work, particularly on the concept of 'Non-Philosophy'. Non-philosophy radically rethinks

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The first collection of critical essays on the work of this most original thinkersFrançois Laruelle is one of the most important French philosophers of the last 20 years, and as his texts have become available in English there has been a rising tide of interest in his work, particularly on the concept of 'Non-Philosophy'. Non-philosophy radically rethinks many of the most cutting-edge concepts such as immanence, pluralism, resistance, science, democracy, decisionism, Marxism, theology and materialism. It also expands our view of what counts as philosophical thought, through art, science and politics, and beyond to fields as varied as film, animality and material objects.o Provides an overview of Laruelle's thought and an understanding of his contemporary relevanceo Contains an exclusive interview with Laruelle and a new essay written by Laruelle himselfo Includes an annotated bibliography of Laruelle's work and secondary sources

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LSE Review of Books
This collection is the first significant work commenting on [Laruelle's] ideas. For those already familiar with him, the book will satisfy with a well-rounded introduction, 10 essays engaging the material in diverse ways, a contribution from Laruelle, and an intriguing interview with him as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780748645350
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Publication date:
08/14/2012
Series:
Critical Connections Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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