PhiloFiction

Paul Virilio: The Propaganda of a Growing Disaster

18 Sep , 2018  

For Paul Virilio the last remaining defense against the crumbling world economy is to abandon the ship, lift our heads to the sky and join in the exurbanist future of the Ultracity.

In that short book The Futurism of the Instant the technoarchitects of instantaneity will bring us once again ...

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PhiloFiction

Wozu ist das Böse gut?

18 Sep , 2018  

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Das Böse ist unbekannt. Das Gute bedingt das Böse. Und wenn das Gute dadurch gut ist, daß die Allgemeinheit aus ihm Nutzen ziehen kann, welcher Nutzen wäre dann unter welchen Umständen aus dem Bösen ziehbar? Demselben Bösen, welches per Definition nicht das Gute sein kann, und folglich unnütz sein ...

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PhiloFiction

Six Theses on the Kinetic Transcendental

17 Sep , 2018  

One.

The transcendental is not a condition of possibility. There is no such thing as a condition of something that is merely possible if there are not already actual things that define the immanent relations of the field to begin with. Transcendental re- lations are therefore extrinsic and not intrinsic.

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Documentation, PhiloFiction

The Deleuze Seminars

9 Sep , 2018  

“Foucault” was a 25-lecture seminar given from October 1985 to May 1986. In these lectures, Deleuze offers his interpretation and analysis of French philosopher Michel Foucault’s work. Examining the theoretical foundations and major themes of Foucault’s philosophy, Deleuze dedicates several lectures to each of what he calls the “three axes” ...

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PhiloFiction

Control, Modulation and Algebra of Evil in Burroughs and Deleuze

1 Sep , 2018  

According to Deleuze’s Pourparler the concept of “Control” can be ascribed to William Burroughs. Since the seventies, it is possible to trace a deep intellectual and political convergence between Deleuze and Bur- roughs. This has happened across three levels of analysis: control society, revolutionary communities and ...

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PhiloFiction

“This world of wild production and explosive desire” – The Unconscious and the Future in Felix Guattari

29 Aug , 2018  

… In this sense the horrible final scene of Janice and UIQ merged in her body and unable to enunciate any stable subjective position, even to a point beyond death, is not a cautionary tale warning us back from the edge, but a kind of realism showing us the utterly ...

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PhiloFiction

THEODOR ADORNO & MASS CULTURE

20 Aug , 2018  

Introduction

Too many people talk about Theodor Adorno, and not enough people go through the difficult but bracing task of reading his texts. He is an easy man to caricature, because he believed in exaggeration as a means of reaching the truth. He said about psychoanalysis that “only in its ...

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PhiloFiction

Magmatische Autonomie

12 Aug , 2018  

Gegen den zeitgenössischen Trend einer Verkümmerung der Gesellschaftskritik behaupten sich im Augenblick nur wenige Theorien. Sie ragen wie einsame Inseln aus dem Meer der neokonservativen Zeitdiagnosen und modischen Verfallsprognosen. Unter den Theorien, die in diesem Sinn dem Zeitgeist sich widersetzen, stellt diejenige von Cornelius Castoriadis eine der imponierendsten Leistungen dar. ...

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Mashines, PhiloFiction

Laruelle und das Wesen der Technik

11 Jul , 2018  

Für Laruelle muss hinsichtlich der Beurteilung der Technikwissenschaften eine erste Unterscheidung vorgenommen werden, nämlich die zwischen Technik und Technologie. Unter Technik versteht Laruelle im weitesten Sinne das von Simondon in seinen Schriften aufgeworfene technische Objekt, das der Wissenschaft zur Analyse dient, während der Begriff der Technologie der Ordnung des Diskurses ...

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PhiloFiction

COMMIT MOOSBRUGGER FOR TRIAL

1 Jul , 2018  

Emilia Marra

PROCESSO A MOOSBRUGGER
CONSIDERAZIONI SULLA VITA IMPERSONALE

… I will introduce the character of Moosbrugger, one of the most famous Robert Musil’s lonely planet in his own Nietzschean solar system. I would like to show here that this irrational murderer, who I will describe in the third part ...

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PhiloFiction

Call for Papers for the Inaugural Issue: “The End Times”

27 Jun , 2018  

Oraxiom: A Journal of Non-Philosophy

The apocalypse is disappointing.
—Maurice Blanchot, 1964

Another end of the world is possible.
—Anonymous graffiti, 2016

If for Marx, humanity’s species-being was the ability to transform its conditions of existence, now in times of the discursive ‘end of the world,’ the defining impulse of ...

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PhiloFiction

Alienocene – Stratum2

22 Jun , 2018  

I am convinced that memory has a gravitational force.

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PhiloFiction

‘Concrete Rules and Abstract Machines’

11 Jun , 2018  

[What follows is a summary of, and some comments on, Ray Brassier’s talk regarding the final chapter of A Thousand Plateaus. Delivered in London, 2015, at the A Thousand Plateaus and Philosophy Workshop]

At the very least one can confidently say that the reputation of A Thousand Plateaus precedes itself.

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GenericScience, PhiloFiction

Occupying the Future. Time and Politics in the Era of Clairvoyance Societies

9 Jun , 2018  

… Darkness is the effect of a negative operation, this negation creates a dialectic tension between the future we want and the opposite of this future …

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Foto: Bernhard Weber ...

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