Class leader: Alexander R. Galloway
With a flurry of new translations in recent years, François Laruelle is being read more widely in the English speaking world. This class will begin with an overview of Laruelle and his project of non-philosophy, followed by three sessions that explore Laruelle's influence on theories of digitality, art, and ethics.
Saturday, April 6, 7:30pm -- PHILOSOPHY AND NON-PHILOSOPHY
- What is philosophy?
- The philosophical decision and the principle of sufficient philosophy
- The correlationist principle
Friday, April 12, 7:30pm -- THE DIGITAL
- Digital philosophy
- Analogue philosophy
- Immanence and parallelity
Saturday, April 20, 7:30pm -- ART
- The end of representation
- Immanence and nonrepresentational aesthetics
- White and black universes
Friday, April 26, 7:30pm -- ETHICS
- The event
- The political and the ethical
- Generic insufficiency and casting
Each session will consist of a short opening presentation by the class leader (20-30 minutes max) followed by seminar discussion.
Recommended readings for each session will be circulated in advance.