By John Ó Maoilearca
All strategies Are Equal is either an advent to the paintings of French thinker François Laruelle and an workout in nonhuman pondering. For Laruelle, average sorts of philosophy proceed to dominate our versions of what counts as exemplary idea and data. against this, what Laruelle calls his “non-standard” technique makes an attempt to convey democracy into suggestion, simply because all sorts of thinking—including the nonhuman—are equal.
John Ó Maoilearca examines how philosophy may possibly seem whilst seen with non-philosophical and nonhuman eyes. He does so by way of refusing to provide an explanation for Laruelle via orthodox philosophy, opting as an alternative to stick with the constitution of a movie (Lars von Trier’s documentary The 5 Obstructions) for instance of the non-standard technique. Von Trier’s movie is a meditation at the inventive limits set by way of movie, either technologically and aesthetically, and the way those limits can push our event of film—and of ourselves—beyond what's commonly deemed “the excellent human.”
All techniques Are equivalent adopts film’s constraints in its personal scan through exhibiting how Laruelle’s appreciably new variety of philosophy is healthier awarded via our such a lot nonhuman kind of thought—that present in cinema.
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All Thoughts Are Equal: Laruelle and Nonhuman Philosophy (Posthumanities) by John Ó Maoilearca