Light Manifesto: Non-Philosophy and Meteophilosophy
Deleuze’s speculative suggestion on the dark precursor is not a neutral “creative” cooperation with science that his “hybrid” projects of geophilosophy, schizoanalysis, and so on, were. The dark precursor is mentioned once in Difference and Repetition as a notion of a “vaguely scientific” discipline, and there was no broad or explicit conceptual extension of it in Deleuze’s further philosophy. But at the same time, this accidental usage of the dark precursor uncovers the deep and fundamental sutures of recent speculative philosophy with the physical investigation of lightning. The fundamental questioning of philosophy, such as Quentin Meillassoux’s speculative movement on “hyperchaos,” is localized within the meteorological chains of the cosmic order of the principles of lightning’s genesis. In such meteophilosophy,we can find a way to suspend the transcendental limits of logocentrism, in its logo-photo-centric edition proposed by François Laruelle. Logo-photo-centric thought constituted by the light manifesto, or by the light as Flash, can be suspended by the anti-manifestational short-circuitsof meteophilosophy’s speculative models. Such short-circuits, from the other side, constitute the core of the lightmaresof thought that did not even come to Laruelle in his non-philosophical dreams.
Braidotti, Rosi (2013). The Posthuman. Cambridge: Polity Press.
Brassier, Ray (2001). “AlienTheory: The Decline of Materialism in the Name of Matter” PhD thesis, University of Warwick, http://wrap.warwick.ac.uk/ 4034/1/WRAP_THESIS_Brassier_2001.pdf
Brassier, Ray (2007). Nihil Unbound: Enlightenment and Extinction. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Cooray, Vernon (2015). An Introduction to Lightning. Dordrecht: Springer.
Cybernetic Culture Research Unit (2017). CCRU Writings, 1997–2003. Falmouth: Urbanomic Media.
Deleuze, Gilles (1994). Difference and Repetition. Trans. Paul Patton. New York: Columbia University Press.
Deleuze, Gilles (2007). Mathesis, Science and Philosophy. Collapse: Philosophical Research and Development. Vol. 3 (Unknown Deleuze and Speculative Realism): 141–155.
Deleuze, Gilles, and Félix Guattari (1987). A Thousand Plateaus. Capitalism and Schizophrenia. Trans. Brian Massumi. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Deleuze, Gilles, and Félix Guattari (1994). What is Philosophy? . Trans. Hugh Tomlinson and Graham Burchell. New York: Columbia University Press.
Derrida, Jacques (1978). Writing and Difference. Trans. Alan Bass. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
Descartes, René (2006). Discourse Method of Correctly Conducting Ones Reason and Seeking Truth in the Sciences. Trans. Ian Maclean. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Descartes, René (2008). Meditations on First Philosophy: with Selections from the Objections and Replies. Trans. Michael Moriarty. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Gaiman, Neil (2001). American Gods. New York: HarperCollins Publishers.
Galloway, Alexander (2013). “Laruelle and Art.” Continent 2.4: 230–36.
Gironi, Fabio (2011). “Meillassoux’s Speculative Philosophy of Science: Contingency and Mathematics.” Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy 22: 25–60.
Grigor’ev, A. I., I. D. Grigor’eva, and S.O. Shiryaeva (1992) “Ball Lightning Penetration into Closed Rooms: 43 Eyewitness Accounts.” Journal of Scientific Exploration 6.3: 261–79.
Heidegger, Martin (1977). The Question Concerning Technology, and Other Essays. Trans. William Lovitt. New York: Garland Publishing.
Heidegger, Martin (1971). Poetry, Language, Thought. Trans. Albert Hofstadter. New York: Harper & Row.
Heidegger, Martin (1979). Heraclitus Seminar 1966/67. Trans. Charles H. Seibert. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press.
Hirsch, Robert (2017). Seizing the Light: a Social & Aesthetic History of Photography. New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
Hörl, Eric ed. (2017). General Ecology: The New Ecological Paradigm. New York: Bloomsbury.
Kuchinov, Eugene (2019). “Fictio Audaciae: po tu storonu samosohraneniya Prosveshcheniya.” Logos 4. [Fictio Audaciae: beyond self-preservation of the Enlightenment] (in print).
Kurath, Hans, Sherman M. Kuhn, and Robert Lewis (1952). Middle English Dictionary. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
Land, Nick (1992). The Thirst for Annihilation. George Bataille and Virulent Nihilism. London: Routledge.
Land, Nick (2011). Fanged Noumena: Collected Writings 1987–2007. Falmouth: Urbanomic.
Laruelle, François (2012). Photo-Fiction, A Non-Standard Aesthetics. Trans. Drew S. Buck. Minneapolis: Univocal Publishing.
Laruelle, François (2013a). Philosophy and Non-Philosophy. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, Univocal Publishing.
Laruelle, François (2013b). Principles of Non-Philosophy. New York: Bloomsbury Academic.
Massumi, Brian (2002). A Shock to Thought: Expression After Deleuze and Guattari. London: Routledge.
Mees, Charles Edward Kenneth (1942). The Theory of the Photographic Process. New York: Macmillan.Meillassoux, Quentin (2012). “Iteration, Reiteration, Repetition: A Speculative Analysis of the Meaningless Sign.” Freie Universität, Berlin, 20 April, 2012. https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0069/6232/files/Meillassoux_Workshop_Berlin.pdf
Meillassoux, Quentin (2014). Time Without Becoming. Milan: Mimesis International.
Meillassoux, Quentin (2015). Science Fiction and Extro-Science Fiction. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, Univocal Publishing.
Morton, Timothy (2013). Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Negarestani, Reza (2008). Cyclonopedia: Complicity with Anonymous Materials. Melbourne: Re.Press.
Negarestani, Reza (2018). Intelligence and Spirit. Falmouth: Urbanomic.
Sokal, Alan, and Jean Bricmont (1999). Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals' Abuse of Science. New York: Picador.
Stivale, Charles (2008). Gilles Deleuze’s ABC. The Folds of Friendship. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
Stozhkov, Yuri (2003). “The Role of Cosmic Rays in the Atmospheric Processes.” Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics 29.5: 153–68.
Orville, Richard (1972). “Lightning between Clouds and Ground.” Weatherwise 25.3: 108–111.
Østgaard Nikolai, Thomas Gjesteland, Brant Carlson, Andrew Collier, Steven Cummer, and Hugh Christian (2013). “Simultaneous Observations of Optical Lightning and Terrestrial Gamma Ray Flash from Space.” Geophysical Research Letters 40.10: 2423–26.
Tripodi, Benedetta (2015). “Ontology, Neutrality and the Strive for (non-)Being-Queer.” Badiou Studies Vol. 4 N 1: 72-102. https://f.hypotheses.org/wp-content/blogs.dir/1647/files/2016/03/100-337-1-PB.pdf
Wood, Robert (1899a). “Dark Lightning.” Nature 60.1559: 460–61.
Wood, Robert (1899b). “On the Cause of Dark Lightning and the Clayden Effect.” Nature 61.1570: 104–05.
Wu, Hui-Chun (2016). “Relativistic-Microwave Theory of Ball Lightning.” Nature. Scientific Reports 6.28263. https://www.nature.com/articles/srep28263.pdf.
Youngson, Robert (2005). Collins Dictionary of Medicine. Glasgow: Collins.