Post by: Benjamin Lozano


Economy of the War Machine (Part III of IV)

4 Sep , 2017  

Part III. The Economic Concept of Ordinal Value in Chapter 9

Socially-necessary labor time, supply and demand, marginal utility, putative or nominal price, risk-weighted interest rates, or some combination of the above: what do all of these conceptions of the determinates of value share in common? In short, they are ...

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Economy of the War Machine (part II of IV)

3 Sep , 2017  

Part II. Three Models of Economy in Chapter 1

There are, according to D&G, as outlined in Chapter 1, three conceptually-distinct but ontologically-interwoven models for the composition of the assemblage of an object. For our purposes, we have said we will take up the object qua assemblage that is ...

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Economy of the War Machine (Part I of IV)

31 Aug , 2017  

Part I. Introduction to an Economy of the War Machine


Did you know that in Chapter 9 of A Thousand Plateaus Deleuze & Guattari outline an ordinal concept of value aligned with, in continuation of, and subsidiary to that which is developed throughout the heterodox economic project that is Deleuze’s ...

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Economy of the War Machine (Part IV. Overview)

27 Aug , 2017  

art IV of our Economy of the War Machine will arrive in several separate posts. Our outline is as follows.

Chapter One. Overview of Part IV. Elements of Nomadic Distribution

Chapter Two. A Technological Issue. Interminable Deterritorialization (Continuous Recalibration) (parts a and b)

Chapter Three. An Institutional Issue. Double Deterritorialization, ...

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Economy of the War Machine Part IV. Chapter One (part a)

14 Apr , 2017  

Yeah, so I don’t want to want to tell you what to do, but given where we’re going to be going, it might be good to briefly check in with the updated versions of this or this -but if not those, then at least look at this (if you want ...

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EconoFiction, Lexicon

Deleuze Guidebook to Synthetic Finance (incomplete)/Reading Difference & Repetition as heterodox political economy

27 Jan , 2016  

§ introduction to the Deleuzian registers and their epistemological correlates: actuality –infinite comprehension, potentiality –finite comprehension, and virtuality –indefinite comprehension 

(‘Let us pose a question quid juris [which law applies]:…)

Deleuze inaugurates this portion of the Introduction by explicitly relating his earlier consideration of a 2nd contrast (from the perspective ...

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