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Laruelle: Against the Digital

Alexander R. Galloway

Abstract

François Laruelle, the idiosyncratic French thinker and promulgator of “non-standard philosophy,” is currently experiencing a renaissance in the English-speaking world. In the first extended analysis of Laruelle’s work available in English, Alexander R. Galloway suggests that we collide Laruelle’s concept of the “One” with its binary counterpart, the Zero, in order to explore the relationship between philosophy and the digital. Part exegetical monograph on the work of Laruelle, part exploration of the nature of digitality, this book argues that the digital is a philosophical concept not simply ... More

Keywords: Laruelle, digital, computer, non-philosophy, metaphysics, immanence, materialism, the generic

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780816692125
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816692125.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alexander R. Galloway, author

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