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Imaging the Globalized City: Rem Koolhaas, U-thèque, and the Pearl River Delta

Chris Berry

in Cinema at the City's Edge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099845
eISBN:
9789882206731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099845.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the imaging and the imagination of the Globalized City. It focuses on three texts to compare two different visions of one urban or conurban space that has emerged post ... More


The Generic

Alexander R. Galloway

in Laruelle: Against the Digital

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692125
eISBN:
9781452949574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692125.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Definition of four operations central to the generic: generic insufficiency, casting, cheating, and forcing. This culminates in the final argument of the book: that there exists today a tendential ... More


The Standard Model

Alexander R. Galloway

in Laruelle: Against the Digital

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692125
eISBN:
9781452949574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692125.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

A definition of the standard model of philosophy based on four distinct aspects: (1) the affirmative transcendental of differential being, (2) the negative transcendental of dialectical being, (3) ... More


Ethics

Alexander R. Galloway

in Laruelle: Against the Digital

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692125
eISBN:
9781452949574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692125.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapters 9 and 10 form the “final act” of the book, in which theories of digitality and analogicity are superimposed on top of the political and the ethical. This reveals a general matrix for action ... More


Laruelle: Against the Digital

Alexander R. Galloway

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692125
eISBN:
9781452949574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692125.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

François Laruelle, the idiosyncratic French thinker and promulgator of “non-standard philosophy,” is currently experiencing a renaissance in the English-speaking world. In the first extended analysis ... More


The Digital

Alexander R. Galloway

in Laruelle: Against the Digital

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692125
eISBN:
9781452949574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692125.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Definition of the digital as “the one divides in two” and the analog as “the two integrates as one.”


Events

Alexander R. Galloway

in Laruelle: Against the Digital

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692125
eISBN:
9781452949574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692125.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores the theory of the event as either relation (Deleuze) or decision (Badiou). Then, with help from Laruelle, we offer a third option: the event as indecision.


Art and Utopia

Alexander R. Galloway

in Laruelle: Against the Digital

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692125
eISBN:
9781452949574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692125.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

A close analysis of some rare texts by Laruelle on fine art, one on the American artist James Turrell and the other on the little known Hungarian artist August von Briesen. These texts provide an ... More


The One Divides in Two

Alexander R. Galloway

in Laruelle: Against the Digital

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692125
eISBN:
9781452949574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692125.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

A brief overview of the concept of “the One” within contemporary continental philosophy. Three questions structure the discussion: What is philosophy? Where did philosophy come from? And what is it ... More


Computers

Alexander R. Galloway

in Laruelle: Against the Digital

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692125
eISBN:
9781452949574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692125.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Here the Laruelle-Deleuze relation is addressed directly by focusing on Deleuze’s late writings on digitality and the control society. The goal of the chapter is to derive the principle of sufficient ... More


The Black Universe

Alexander R. Galloway

in Laruelle: Against the Digital

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692125
eISBN:
9781452949574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692125.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The first of two chapters on Laruelle’s aesthetics. Here the focus is light, visuality, color, and blackness.


What It’s Like to be Good: Individual Responsibility

John Harris

in How to be Good: The Possibility of Moral Enhancement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198707592
eISBN:
9780191822001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198707592.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses how the question: “how to be good?” differs from the question “how to do right?” and considers testing the hypothesis that someone is good, and what thinking about the exercise ... More


Capitalism

Alexander R. Galloway

in Laruelle: Against the Digital

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692125
eISBN:
9781452949574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692125.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Like the previous chapter, this chapter explores actually existing digitality by explaining Laruelle’s use of Marx and marxist theory. Through a reading of Laruelle’s book Introduction to ... More


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