vendredi 12 août 2011

Philosophies of Difference: A Critical Introduction to Non-Philosophy

François Laruelle, Philosophies of Difference: A Critical Introduction to Non-Philosophy, Rocco Gangle (tr.), Continuum, 2010, 228pp., $24.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780826436634

Reviewed by Graham Harman, American University in Cairo

"François Laruelle has been a prolific author of philosophical books since the 1970s. Born in the same year as the already famous Alain Badiou (1937), he is no longer young. But while Laruelle already has a sizable following of Anglophone readers who discovered him in the original French, it took until 2010 for this first book-length work to appear in English. The book is skillfully translated and introduced by Rocco Gangle, who does good work in making Laruelle available to a wider readership, quite apart from the objections I will register to the style and content of the book." (...)

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