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All thoughts are equal : Laruelle and nonhuman philosophy

All thoughts are equal : Laruelle and nonhuman philosophy

Author: John O Maoilearca
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota ; London [England] : University of Minnesota Press, 2015 2015
Series: Posthumanities, 34
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

All Thoughts AreEqual is both an introductionto the work of French philosopher Francois Laruelle and an exercise in nonhumanthinking. John O Maoilearca examines how philosophy might appear when  Read more...


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Named Person: Francoise Laruelle
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John O Maoilearca
ISBN: 9780816697342 0816697345 9780816697359 0816697353 9781452944807 1452944806
OCLC Number: 968244958
Description: 1 online resource (391 pages)
Contents: ContentsIntroduction: Laruelle and the Nonhuman in Five RemakesThe Authority and Victimization of Philosophy'It is Necessary to Abandon the Philosophical Usage of Thought': From Position to RepresentationPerformative InconsistencyMaterial Thinking The Structure of Decision and Postural MutationHypotheses of Real Science Anthropomorphism and Extended ThinkingA Film of Philosophy: The Five ObstructionsThe Horror of the NonhumanOutline of a Structure, with Tangents1. Philosophy, the Path of Most ResistanceThe Black Box of PhilosophyPhilosophy's Dystopias: The Victims of Thought A Non-Philosophical Tangent: The Most Miserable Place in the WorldTu Quoque or, You Too Are One of Us Deleuze and Badiou: Two Perfect PhilosophersThe New RealismLaruelle is No Kant: From Determination-in-the-Last-Instance to the Mutational TranscendentalResidual Objects and Invisible Victims: The Philosophical Essence of Cinnabar2. Paraconsistent Fictions and Discontinuous LogicLogic, Optics, CutsPerformative Realism: On DerridaA Photographic Tangent: Thinking, Fast and Slow (The 12 Frames Obstruction)Logical Contradiction and Real Identity: Inside Meinong's JungleFrom Contradiction to Paraconsistency: Trivial ExplosionsThe Cinema of Discontinuous Thought: A Non-Hegelian MovieMise-en-fictionPhilosophical Boxes and Impossible Boxes3. How to Act Like a Non-PhilosopherRemaking the OneFive Takes on DecisionA Behavioral Tangent: Being True to the Idea (A Film du Look)Posture, Photography, and the Game of PositionsRadical Behavior Three Distances: Withdrawal, Hallucination, OrientationMiming Philosophy: A Game of Postures Crux Scenica: Philosophy's First Position (Versus the Human Posture)4. The Perfect Nonhuman: Philosomorphism and the Animal Rendering of ThoughtEvery Anti-Communist is a Dog: Indefining the HumanIndividuals, Strangers, PosthumansAn Idiotic Tangent: Animal Obstruction (The Stupidity of Animation)Protecting the Human Pet Theories: On PhilosomorphismRadical EqualityPoliticized Animals: From the Man-in-Person to the Animal-in-PersonCinematic Animals: The Horror for NonhumansTranscendental Idiocy, Or, the Insufficient AnimalDemocracy of VisionFrom Cosmological Perspectivism to Radical AnthropomorphismTowards an Animal Philosophy: From Sloterdijk to Flusser5. Performing the Imperfect HumanA Performance PhilosophyA Performative Tangent: This is How the Perfect Human Falls (The Radically Passive Obstruction)The Spectra of Performance: From Nonart to Not-ActingThe Specter of PerformanceHopeful Monsters: Evaluating PerformanceThinking Personally:Non-Philosophia ad HominosReflection as Mutation: Unconditional Reflexes (A Final Tangent)Conclusion. Making a Monster of Laruelle: On Actualism and AnthropomorphismCoda. Paradise Now, Or, The Brightest Thing in the World: On Nonhuman UtopiaAcknowledgmentsNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Posthumanities, 34


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"All Thoughts Are Equal is an original act and development of non-philosophical thinking. John O Maoilearca gives us a virtuoso tour of Laruellian thought and offers a highly original and significant Read more...

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