Principles of Non-Philosophy

2014.04.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews François Laruelle, Principles of Non-Philosophy, Nicola Rubczak and Anthony Paul Smith (trs.), Bloomsbury, 2013,
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2014.04.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews François Laruelle, Principles of Non-Philosophy, Nicola Rubczak and Anthony Paul Smith (trs.), Bloomsbury, 2013, 315pp., $29.95 (hbk), ISBN 9781441177568. Reviewed by Keith Whitmoyer, New York City College of Technology This book will be of interest to people working in or close to questions of disciplinarity and disciplinary boundaries, speculative realism, as well as other critiques of the Kantian and continental post-Kantian tradition, specifically phenomenology and deconstruction. It will also be of interest to those working in the philosophy of immanence, viz. Deleuze and Michel Henry, and also to those working in or near phenomenology and deconstruction, particularly in light of the challenge it offers. Laruelle introduces a somewhat idiosyncratic, non-philosophical vocabulary and often uses familiar terms in tension with their typical meaning, which makes the text challenging at times. My. . .

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