Monthly Archives: August 2014

Henry Miller and me, schizo-dreaming

What are dreams if not universal production? The last thing I read before going to bed last night was the part of Plexus where Henry and his friend O’Mara were having a conversation, in which the latter was complaining about … Continue reading

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A few points concerning ideology and D&G

When sketching out arguments that purport to use Deleuzoguattarian ideas, please refer to these passages from A Thousand Plateaus before invoking ideology: “Literature is an assemblage. It has nothing to do with ideology. There is no ideology and never has … Continue reading

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AAG 2015 CFP: Revisiting Entrepreneurialism: the logics of urban governance in systemic crisis

Call for Papers: AAG 2015 Revisiting Entrepreneurialism: the logics of urban governance in systemic crisis Harvey’s (1989) outline of entrepreneurial urban governance remains a staple of urban theory. Consensus is that cities – as constrained by neoliberal institutions – must … Continue reading

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lover’s spit

this should be shared far and wide

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The Will to Knowledge: What matters that to us, philosophers?

excellent morning read after a night of reading Henry Miller.

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‘Hellenistic Ethics from Nietzsche to Foucault’ – Warwick, 25-27 September 2014

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Prospects for an Ethics of Self-Cultivation: Hellenistic Ethics from Nietzsche to Foucault, University of Warwick, 25-27 September 2014 – full details here Philosophical interest in the ethical ideal of self-cultivation has increased in the nineteenth and…

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Phantamasgoric Capitalism by Jim Fearnley.

Originally posted on synthetic zerø:
http://www.3dm3.com/forum/attachments/f179/13483d1197208619-ghost-city-becheru-dan-ghost-city-sm.jpg “Velocity runs through any consideration of capitalist development, from the carrier birds used to share information that Benjamin mentions were in use in the 19th century, to the edge provided by hyper-fast fibre optic…

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Deleuze’s ‘Sept dessins’: ‘Chambre de malade’

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Paul Rabinow “Contemporary Inquiry: Ecologies of Assemblages” (2014)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCHnukYZcG0 Date: May 30, 2014 Location: Stanford University Humanities Center Talk Title: Paul Rabinow “Contemporary Inquiry: Ecologies of Assemblages” Abstract: How should one conduct inquiry—today—into problems of broad scope and historical depth? How should one…

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Where academic philosophy went wrong

Originally posted on Huenemanniac:
A potted history: I believe Peter Sloterdijk is right that the Enlightenment has been followed by philosophical cynicism, or an impressive array of natural knowledge unaccompanied by any faith in providence. The U.S., which became the…

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