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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This is one of the aims of the book: Christopher Norris – – Continuum.


The Praxis of Alain Badiou. Yet, in contrast to this, we have the feminine not-All which reads: Laruelle then undertakes a more careful examination of those differences in order to spell out where his own project differs and does so, in his view, for the better. There will be purges as well, a new purification of philosophy, Laruelle tells us. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

The Introduction of Maoism into Philosophy. For Badiou philosophy produces no truths of its own.


For this is but a ruse anti-gadiou power philosopgy philosophy, seeming to submit itself to the non philosophical, reasserts its mastery in being the only possible voice for the event.

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

A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry ant-badiou But Laruelle’s engagement is more careful and narrow than those ready to “Sokalize” his work might expect. Email required Address never made public. Michel Serres is tge exemplary in this case: No, it is an essential possibility of philosophy, one that philosophy makes available alongside others; a possibility first actualized by Plato, but one that is profoundly inscribed in the very axioms of philosophical decision, albeit more or less inert or apparently inactive at any given time.

Immanent in philosophy is not the historicism of philosophy, but its functors capable of new sutures of thought.

Short note on Laruelle’s Anti-Badiou

Showing of 4 reviews. But Laruelle goes to great pains to stress that the project is not really an attack against Badiou the person; instead Badiou’s work represents a paramount case of the essence of philosophy or “Philosophy”, as Mackay translates ” la-philosophie”. Instead he aims to introductino attention to Badiou’s self-styled identity as a master, to show the ridiculousness in wanting to be a master.


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Badiou’s entire project aims to re-educate philosophy through one science: From this basis, nonphilosophy can discern the transcendental conditions of a particular philosophy.

Originally published as Anti-Badiou: Undertaking a philosophical project in the anti-baxiou of polemic is always dangerous.

Anti-Badiou: The Introduction of Maoism into Philosophy – Francois Laruelle – Google Books

As counting should be differentiated from numbers. Request removal from index. This compelling and highly original book represents a confrontation between two of the most radical thinkers at work in France today: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

To mix Badiou and Introductiln in this way — what a monstrous thought!