PDF | A simple summary of the philosophical consideration of the concept of difference by various thinkers ranging from Hegel to Derrida. Everything you need to understand both Laruelle’s critique of difference and his project of non-philosophy Gilles Deleuze described Laruelle’s thought as ‘one of . Everything you need to understand both Laruelle’s critique of difference and his project of non-philosophyGBS_insertPreviewButtonPopup ([‘ISBN

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But even arrogance is forgiven when it comes from the great illuminators. Deleuze, Difference and the Critique of Identity.

Second, he larhelle no proof for the assertion that his is a different sense of the One from that of the neo-Platonic philosophers. Cprusik marked it as to-read Aug 17, Nothing allows us to choose between Hegel, Heidegger, and Nietzsche or between Deleuze and Derrida, since all are prisoners of a certain game, ignorant of the immediate One.

The real is not withdrawn, but is so immediately evident that only philosophy can forget it. For Laurelle philosophies of difference reconstitute, at a point of maximum axiomatization, the condition which has determined greco-occidental philosophy across its history. Robert Edward Sherwood-Moore – unknown. Instead, the chapter wanders through pholosophies stylistically derivative Derridaland, hardly bothering to address the unconverted.

Idealists such as Hegel are wrong to treat finitude as a mere symptom of common sense, and Heidegger is right to turn finitude into a principle of pholosophies. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jan 02, Msrobot0 rated it liked it. On the Introduction of Maoism Into Philosophy.

Philosophies of Difference

The candidacy of Laruelle comes late in the day, with Anglophone readers or intrigued by the much younger Meillassoux b. No keywords dirference fix it. Object-Oriented Ontology in Continental Philosophy.


The Adventure of Difference: Paul added it Sep 04, Hardcoverpages. The fact that these candidate figures have mostly been French for the past seventy years is not a sign of deluded Francophilia, but of a long yet temporary historical phase in which frenetic activity in Paris has been matched by an ebbing trickle of original continental thinkers from the German-speaking world, and the failure so far of important new capitals to emerge.

As I see it, there are several grave obstacles to this aspiration. Although Laruelle’s prose is often harder to follow than Derrida’s own, his generally sober academic tone leads one to anticipate a good differencw effort to translate Derrida into terms more acceptable to his detractors.

Philosophies of Difference: A Critical Introduction to Non-philosophy: Francois Laruelle: Continuum

Despite the accessibility of the One, it is not an idea, and this supposedly differentiates it from the One of Neo-Platonism and makes it something new in the history of thought. Chapter 4, “Hegel and Heidegger,” unfolds exactly as expected. Nor is he merely belittling this relatively recent list of names: Gilles Deleuze – – Athlone Press.

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Alan marked it as to-read Jun 13, Laruelle will get away with it only if he can prove that the payoff is sufficient to warrant the effort. Rocco Gangle – who translated Laruelle’s philosophy into English – takes you through Laruelle’s trailblazing book Philosophies of Difference, helping you to understand both Laruelle’s pgilosophies of Difference and his project of non-philosophy which has become one of the most intriguing avenues in contemporary thought.


Unlike Heidegger, Derrida does not oppose the realm of presence idfference logos with a withdrawn Other. Instead, he opposes any particular logos with logos viewed as an infinite flux. Laruelle then uses this analysis to introduce a lxruelle theoretical practice of non-philosophical thought. This article has no associated abstract. Mark Currie – – Routledge. Living Words Peter Ludlow. Graham Harman American University in Cairo.

laruel,e Laruelle has been publishing since the early s and now has around twenty book-length titles to his name. Published February 24th by Bloomsbury Academic first published Laruelle’s One is not the night, but the daylight in which all cows are black.

We stand helpless before such remarks as: To ask other readers questions about Philosophies of Differenceplease sign up. In both cases, difference addresses the underlying problem of the Greco-Occidental tradition: In the eyes of detractors, this long succession of names is as frivolous differenfe a runway fashion show, and suffices to prove that French philosophy offers more a collection of transient new perfumes than stages on the road of rigorous thinking.

Philosophies of Difference: A Critical Introduction to Non-Philosophy by François Laruelle

Sign in Create an account. Heidegger thereby remains trapped in a “transcendental syntax.

The second obstacle is the remarkable philospphies with which Laruelle’s theory is presented. Google Books no proxy Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.

Nor is Laruelle always polite in this claim. Want to Read saving….