Introduction

This course will introduce the philosophical thought of the French thinker, François Laruelle.

Rocco Gangle specializes in philosophies of immanence (particularly Spinoza, Deleuze and Laruelle), the semiotics and diagrammatic logic of Peirce, and the mathematics of category theory. He is the translator of Laruelle’s Philosophies of Difference (Continuum 2010) and the author of Diagrammatic Immanence: Category Theory and Philosophy (Edinburgh UP 2015) and François Laruelle’s Philosophies of Difference: A Critical Introduction and Guide (Edinburgh UP 2013). His work has appeared in Philosophy Today, Synthese, the Journal of Applied Logic, Angelaki, SubStance, and Political Theology among other journals. With Gianluca Caterina he directs the Center for Diagrammatic and Computational Philosophy at Endicott College, where he is also Associate Professor of Philosophy.

 

The recorded lectures are part of the GCAS Forms and Formalization Research Group Fall 2017 series.

Modules

Here is the course outline:

Overview

This course will introduce the philosophical thought of the French thinker, François Laruelle.

Welcome Note

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