Monthly Archives: October 2015

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My Dinner with Abbie

“In “My Dinner with Abbie,” co-producer Nancy Cohen interviews revolutionary hero Abbie Hoffman. The interview takes place in Sarge’s Deli in New York, 1987, just before Hoffman’s 50th birthday and two years before he committed suicide. In this candid discussion, … Continue reading

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Thanx for Nothing

Thanks for everything.

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The Educational Industrial Complex

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Dipti Desai is a professor of the arts and art education at New York University. She teaches both pre-service and in-service art teachers. As she watched what was happening in the world of…

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Historical Materialism Toronto 2016 CFP

The call for presentations is here (by January 8). The conference is at York University from May 13-15.

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Deleuze, a Split with Foucault (2015)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Mathias Schönher, Deleuze, a Split with Foucault, Foucault Blog, October 17, 2015 DOI: 10.13095/uzh.fsw.fb.117) Keywords: deleuze | dispositif | philosophy | power | resistance | revolution | society | television INTRODUCTION There was a point in…

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Reading notes: Deleuze’s Empiricism and Subjectivity, Chapter 4

Religion brings together everything we have outlined about general rules. Four kinds of general rules: extensive and corrective rules of passions and knowledge. Two poles of “religious feeling” (source in passions but is not itself a passion) Pole                 Source polytheism … Continue reading

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Reading notes: Deleuze’s Empiricism and Subjectivity, Chapter 3

For Hume, general rule is combination of reflection and extension Sometimes they are identical: extended because they are reflected (institution as a rule) Other times they are not: determining rules are more extensive than reflective (two types of general rules … Continue reading

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Guattari, Institutions, and … Utopias?

Originally posted on A Dark Precursor:
I’ve been thinking about Guattari and institutions a lot. More specifically, I’ve been thinking that part of what is interesting about Guattari is that a large portion of his thought is devoted to questions not…

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Workshop on Spinoza’s TTP (New York)

Originally posted on spinoza research network:
A workshop on Spinoza’s Theological Political Treatise is organized at Columbia University on November 9. For those in the New York area, please come along. You can find the programme here: http://icls.columbia.edu/events/page/spinozas_theological_political_treatise

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