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BADIOU SON AMOUR: dépasser les auto-limitations indues

Mon analyse du système spéculatif badiousien m’a amené à la conclusion qu’il contient une dimension empirique qui n’est pas souvent mise en lumière. Cette empiricité, qui est inscrite partout dans le système, se loge dans un grand nombre de ses … Continue reading

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LOVECRAFT NOETIC DREAMER (1): “Hesperia” and immanent Platonism

The most common stereotype concerning H.P. Lovecraft work associates him with the tale of supernatural horror, and with the negative affects of fear, fright, doom, despair, dread, horror, terror, etc. and with a worldview of pessimism or nihilism. However, while … Continue reading

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ONTOLOGICAL PLURALISM: not an ontology and more than a pluralism

Zizek’s critique of object-oriented ontology is part of a more general project, which invites comparison with Laruelle’s expanded non-philosophical project. It involves critiquing and replacing our standard forms of ontology with something related but different that both Zizek and Laruelle … Continue reading

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EXPANDED PHILOSOPHICAL UNIVERSE: Laruelle and philo-fan-fiction

It is by now generally admitted that François Laruelle has never really read Badiou, and in fact he has never seriously pretended to. His polemical book ANTI-BADIOU, devoted to a quantum deconstruction of Badiou’s philosophy, is both a philo-fiction and … Continue reading

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BADIOU AND A PHILOSOPHY OF NATURE: eliminating doxic residues

Badiousians often put the dogmatic cart before the investigative horse. For example they talk smugly of noone ever having proposed an acceptable fifth “candidate” for the status of truth procedure as if they formed some transcendental tribunal applying a pre-existing … Continue reading

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L’INCOMMENSURABILITÉ POREUSE: comparer l’incomparable (2)

Certainement mes hypothèses sont tout autre que celles de Badiou, sinon je serais dans la répétition de la philosophie “normale” (suivant l’analogie avec la “science normale” analysée par Thomas Kuhn). Tout mon blog est une cartographie des options prises par … Continue reading

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LES PLURALISMES CONTEMPORAINS: comparer l’incomparable

Badiou n’est pas Latour, qui n’est pas Badiou d’accord! Les systèmes ne sont pas du tout pareils, ils sont incommensurables, OK. Il faut bien garder à l’esprit que quand Latour parle de l’amour ou de la religion il n’est pas … Continue reading

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