all, PhiloFiction

Dark Deleuze

20 Aug , 2015  

Included here are excerpts from an early version of the forthcoming book Dark Deleuze and the Death of this World by Andrew Culp.

(2) From the Chapel to the Crypt
There are those who have hitherto only enlightened the world in various ways; the point is to darken it. Some ...

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Biopolitics, Documentation, PhiloFiction

Book Review of The Posthuman by Rosi Braidotti

9 Aug , 2015  

Contemporary philosopher and feminist theoretician, Rosi Braidotti’s The Posthuman is a rather academically heavy book in terms of esoteric cryptic jargon (for some) that skims from Spinoza, Deleuze, Foucault, Latour, Haraway and others. Regardless, it is a rather enthralling Cultural Studies related look into the sometimes frightening, sometimes hysterical, glittering ...

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Lexicon, NonMusic

Immanent Non-Musicology: Deleuze/Guattari vs. Laruelle

31 Jul , 2015  

In this essay we try to explore non-representationalism in music, which has to be connected to the question of non-representational aesthetics. The philosophers of immanence – Deleuze/Guattari and Laruelle – have something in common: Since the mid- 1980s they reject the discourses and techniques of post-structuralist interpretation of music and ...

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Mashines, NonMusic, PhiloFiction

Noise on Noise

28 Mrz , 2015  

Passing now from the genus to the species, I have to denounce as the most inexcusable and scandalous noise the truly infernal cracking of whips in the narrow resounding streets of towns; for it robs life of all peace and pensiveness.

A. Schopenhauer

Or rather, what did Schopenhauer hear ...

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NonPolitics, PhiloFiction

Ein Sturz vom Pferd – Ein neuer Futurismus macht von sich reden

2 Mrz , 2015  

In Geschwindigkeit und Beschleunigung will sich der Traum von Allmacht verwirklichen. Denn eine absolute, von allen Bedingungen befreite Geschwindigkeit käme einer Allgegenwart gleich, die einst als Attribut göttlicher Omnipotenz galt. Endliche, weil menschliche Wesen können von ihr nur wie von einer Versuchung überfallen werden, wie von einem Rausch, einer Affektion, ...

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