A brief synoptic parallel — Taking the side of the ‘modern’ in philosophy — Old and new relations between science and philosophy — Matrices and principles. Anti-Badiou relates the parallel stories of Badiou’s Maoist ‘ontology of the void’ and Laruelle’s own performative practice of ‘non-philosophy’. : Anti-Badiou: The Introduction of Maoism into Philosophy ( ) by Francois Laruelle and a great selection of similar New, Used and.

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Short note on Laruelle’s Anti-Badiou

From here the book takes a break in its polemic to step back and present the parallels and differences between Laruelle and Badiou in “A Brief Synoptic Parallel”.

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An important contribution of the book is its critique of the principle of mathematical sufficiency, i. It must always draw its truths out of these truth procedures: From this basis, phi,osophy can discern the transcendental conditions of a particular philosophy. Laruelle carefully examines Badiou’s Being and Event and shows how Badiou has created a new aristocracy that crowns his own philosophy as the master of an entire theoretical universe.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. But Laruelle’s claim is that it seems “of more urgent and broader importance to write an Anti-Badiou than an Anti-Sarkozy” xxmaoisj so he takes the risks that come with engaging in a polemic in order to reveal that the strange hybrid of od values and political militancy Badiou embodies is nothing but the hybrid of a tin crown and toy gun.


The four truth-conditions, or privileged domains, that philosophy must interact with are science mathematicspolitics communism, namely in its Maoist variant for much of his worklove which has as its science psychoanalysisand art here Badiou has vacillated between poetry and film as the itno of the truth in art. He also packs a few powerful punches:.

Badiou and the Philosophers: One person found this helpful. In “Matrices and Principles” he develops the differences in what could be called meta-philosophy for the two thinkers.

Anti-Badiou: The Introduction of Maoism into Philosophy: Francois Laruelle: Bloomsbury Academic

So non-philosophy too has a politics and ethics, though Laruelle demands that any theoretical engagement in these areas cease using the victim, and the human being in general, as a philosophical weapon that allows philosophers ijto advance on opponents in debates. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Showing of 4 reviews. Since engagement with quantum physics by those who are not physicists is too often the purview of philosophical crackpots, this move may make the reader incredulous and is likely to make others uncomfortable at the very least.

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Account Options Sign in. Bloomsbury Academic; Reprint edition February 28, Language: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The Re-education of Philosophy by Mathematics: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The scope then, for Laruelle, merely exists because each of these domains is another bit of material that can be used. Philosophy is placed in suspension every time it presents itself as being sutured to one of its conditions.


This book contains Laruelle’s only fully worked out case study, putting his more general ideas to the test of an individual example. The book ends with “Philo-fiction,” where Laruelle continues his presentation of his own project and gives us his own manifesto for an inventive philosophy that comes together with other disciplines in a less authoritarian and more democratic fashion.

Dr Bram Ieven – – Journal of Philosophy: Ray Brassier – – Continental Philosophy Review 39 1: Write a customer review. Laruelle asks the question: Philosophy and its Conditions. Edinburgh University Press, In any event, we already have good precedent in the field of mathematics.

Anti-badiiu short, what Laruelle means by non-philosophy or non-standard philosophy is the generalization of philosophy much in the same way that non-Euclidean geometry generalized the Euclidean model.