All Thoughts Are Equal: Laruelle and Nonhuman Philosophy by John Ó Maoilearca PDF

By John Ó Maoilearca

ISBN-10: 0816697345

ISBN-13: 9780816697342

ISBN-10: 0816697353

ISBN-13: 9780816697359

All options Are Equal is either an advent to the paintings of French thinker François Laruelle and an workout in nonhuman considering. For Laruelle, typical varieties of philosophy proceed to dominate our versions of what counts as exemplary idea and information. against this, what Laruelle calls his “non-standard” process makes an attempt to deliver democracy into idea, simply because all kinds of thinking—including the nonhuman—are equal.

John Ó Maoilearca examines how philosophy may perhaps seem while seen with non-philosophical and nonhuman eyes. He does so by way of refusing to provide an explanation for Laruelle via orthodox philosophy, opting as an alternative to stick with the constitution of a movie (Lars von Trier’s documentary The 5 Obstructions) as an instance of the non-standard technique. Von Trier’s movie is a meditation at the artistic limits set by way of movie, either technologically and aesthetically, and the way those limits can push our adventure of film—and of ourselves—beyond what's ordinarily deemed “the ideal human.”

All ideas Are equivalent adopts film’s constraints in its personal scan by way of exhibiting how Laruelle’s appreciably new kind of philosophy is healthier awarded via our so much nonhuman kind of thought—that present in cinema.

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