Professor Rocky Gangle, PhD
Rocco Gangle is Professor of Philosophy at Endicott College. He is the author of Francois Laruelle’s Philosophies of Difference: A Critical Introduction and Guide (EUP 2013) and Diagrammatic Immanence: Category Theory and Philosophy (EUP 2016), co-author of Iconicity and Abduction (Springer 2017) and co-editor of Superpositions: Laruelle and the Humanities (Rowman and Littlefield 2017). His research focuses on semiotics, diagrammatic logic, metaphysics and political philosophy.
Laruelle and Non-Philosophy: An Introduction
This course fulfills a requirement for the Philosophy & Psychoanalysis Certificate.
Format: Blended-Learning (Self-Paced)
Requirements: The researcher/participant in this seminar must complete the course either via: (a) a written examination; or (b) a 2,000 word research paper due no latter than January 15, 2020.
This course will introduce the philosophical thought of the French thinker, François Laruelle.
Books and Materials
F. Laruelle, From Decision to Heresy, Sequence/Urbanomic.
F. Laruelle, Philosophies of Difference, Bloomsbury.
To complete this course, a researcher/participant must either: (a) take a written examination; or (b) submit a 2,000 word research paper due no later than 15 January 2020 (or no longer than 4 weeks after completing the course work).
Lecture 1: Non-philosophy: key concepts and methodology
(text: From Decision to Heresy)
Lecture 2: Beyond Nietzsche/Heidegger
(text: Philosophies of Difference)
Lecture 3: Applications: non-aesthetics, non-ethics
(texts: Photo-Fiction; General Theory of Victims)
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When one successfully passes this course they are eligible to receive 100 GCASY tokens