NonPolitics

Introduction: Recognition and its Discontents

10 Jun , 2020  

taken from Hostis 2

For reasons that will become evident in the course of this text and to save the reader the trouble of sifting through the details, we offer up our analysis at the start: the politics of recognition, insofar as recognition is treated as the means for collective ...

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PhiloFiction

DELEUZIAN PESSIMISM

5 Jun , 2020  

originally published in “&&& (an online journal run by New Centre of Research & Practice and edited by Ekin Erkan)

Within Deleuze scholarship there has been a relatively recent turn towards Deleuzian negativity. While brought forward most prominently in Andrew Culp’s Dark Deleuze (2016), J. Adams put forward a notion ...

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NonPolitics

NO SELVES TO ABOLISH – AFROPESSIMISM, ANTI-POLITICS, & THE END OF THE WORLD

5 Jun , 2018  

”We must call into question the entire framework of expropriation in the widest sense of the term: the expropriation of once-possessed land, of culture, of relational capacity and of labor from the hands of the State and the capitalist, patriarchal class. We must no longer envision the remedy for suffering ...

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GenericScience

ON GIVING UP ON THIS WORLD

28 Feb , 2018  

Thomas Dekeyser: I read your book Dark Deleuze as a two-fold intervention: into Deleuzian scholarship and into radical political thought. I would like to first hone in on the former. You suggest the majority of Deleuzian scholarship has been overwhelmed by a ”canon of joy” that “celebrates Deleuze as ...

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