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Prolegomena to Any Future Materialism

Prolegomena to Any Future Materialism

The Outcome of Contemporary French Philosophy

by Adrian Johnston
Paperback
Publication Date: 30/07/2013
  $70.40
Adrian Johnston's Prolegomena to Any Future Materialism, planned for three volumes, will lay the foundations for a new materialist theoretical apparatus, his "transcendental materialism." In this first volume, Johnston clears an opening within contemporary philosophy and theory for his unique position. He engages closely with Lacan, Badiou, and Meillassoux, demonstrating how each of these philosophers can be seen as failing to forge an authentically atheistic materialism. Johnston builds a new materialism both profoundly influenced by these brilliant comrades of a shared cause as well as making up for the shortcomings of their own creative attempts to bring to realization the Lacanian vision of an Other-less, One-less ontology. The Outcome of Contemporary French Philosophy yields intellectual weapons suitable for deployment on multiple fronts simultaneously, effective against the mutually entangled spiritualist and scientistic foes of our post-Enlightenment, biopolitical era of nothing more than commodities and currencies.
ISBN:
9780810129122
9780810129122
Category:
Philosophy
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
30-07-2013
Language:
English
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
280
Dimensions (mm):
229x152x25mm
Weight:
0.42kg

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