Anthony Paul Smith talk in Dublin (9 January 2013)

Anthony Paul Smith (LaSalle University and Speculative Heresy blogger) will give the inaugural lecture for the D.U.S.T (Dublin Unit for Speculative Thought) art/theory collective at Flat Pack_Gallery and Studios in Dublin on 9 January 2013.

Image

Anthony Paul Smith (LaSalle University,http://lasalle.academia.edu/AnthonyPaulSmith )

2pm-4pm, Flat_Pack Gallery and Studios, 32 North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7, Ireland (http://flatpackgalleryandstudios.com)

Wednesday 9 January 2013

Faux amis?: François Laruelle and the Speculative Turn

 

Interest in François Laruelle’s project of non-philosophy continues to grow, in part because the seeming closeness of his project to that of speculative realism. In this talk Anthony Paul Smith aims to introduce the basic contours of Laruelle’s works in relation to those of speculative realism. While Laruelle has championed a form of thought that is in many ways more virulently non-correlationist than even Meillassoux, he attends to political and ethical questions in a way that appears to weave seamlessly this non-correlationism with a revised, non-standard humanism very different than the anti-humanism present amongst the speculative realists. Exploring this may show how Laruelle’s version of philosophy of science is amenable not with a cold world, but with a vision that simply isn’t worldly.

For more information about D.U.S.T please visit http://dublindust.wordpress.com/

About these ads

2 thoughts on “Anthony Paul Smith talk in Dublin (9 January 2013)

  1. Pingback: TEACH THE CONTROVERSY: Graham Harman on the Intelligent Design of Abstracts | AGENT SWARM

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s