philosophy

What are you talking about?

The more precise phrase is What the hell are you talking about?! As a theorist, philosopher, critical thinker, etc..have you ever gotten that response from someone you start talking to? I appreciate the 'hell' part of it Because it shows a certain moxie, a certain interest in wanting to know. Like my previous post "wtf… Continue reading What are you talking about?

bad faith, critical theory, Francois Laruelle, irony, Jean-Francois Lyotard, non-philosophy, philosophy, poetry, radical, Uncategorized

Direct Tangent 4.28: What can I say ? Part 1.

Its about time I get to the point. I have spent plenty of time talking around the issue. I have talked about Bad Faith and mentioned the issue, I've talked about aspects of the issue and indicated that all this has to do with the reason why Laruelle seems bogged down in jargon. I feel… Continue reading Direct Tangent 4.28: What can I say ? Part 1.

being, critical theory, cultural critique, Exhibition, existence, immanence, jargon, Laruelle, materialism, non-philosophy, ontology, philosophy, poetry, prose, radical, Uncategorized

Tangent 4.19: what gives? The possibility of Communicating.

What gives? This is the question. In partial thanks to Mr. Adkins, his site translation of some of Laruelle's writings, that these came up rather early in a Google search for 'non-philosophy project', as well his willingness to actually read a post of mine and then to comment on it, I am lead to more… Continue reading Tangent 4.19: what gives? The possibility of Communicating.

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Tangent 4.12: Resonse to Mr. Adkins comment.

* * * [This is an updated copy of my reply to Taylor Adkins comment on my previous post, Direction 4.10. Taylor Adkins has a WordPress site called "Fractal Ontology"' if anyone wants to check it out. There he has translated three or four of Laruelle's essays on Non-Philosophy.] Right off, I am not totally… Continue reading Tangent 4.12: Resonse to Mr. Adkins comment.

bad faith, critical theory, cultural critique, Exhibition, existence, Francois Laruelle, jargon, metaphysics, non-philosophy, ontology, philosophy, prose, Uncategorized

Direction 4.5: Jargon, Bad Faith and a brief explanation of the non-philosophical project, its problems and shortcomings.

The other problem with truth is that everyone already knows what is the truth. They encounter it everyday and what they know is sufficient for them to go through life with at least adequate contentment; the rest they can invest in church or their respective church-like elements of their lives. * I came off rather… Continue reading Direction 4.5: Jargon, Bad Faith and a brief explanation of the non-philosophical project, its problems and shortcomings.

bad faith, critical theory, Exhibition, existence, Francois Laruelle, materialism, non-philosophy, philosophy, poetry, prose, Uncategorized

IDirection 3.20: The summary of Francois Laruelle’s Non-Philosophy, with further commentary.

The Direct Tangents of Constructive Undoing deals with the explanation of non-philosophy. In regular circumstance, this link would have been posted at the beginning of Constructive Undoing, but this is highly irregular, so, here is the link ( or at least the address, since it may not have transcribed the active link) to Laruelle's own… Continue reading IDirection 3.20: The summary of Francois Laruelle’s Non-Philosophy, with further commentary.