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Highlights from the Foucault/Deleuze Political Philosophy conference 1/2

The conference at Purdue was a fantastic experience. It was my first time to be at one without at least a handful of concurrent sessions, so you could both see exactly how the papers related to one another and get … Continue reading

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Ian Buchanan’s “Assemblage Theory and its Discontents”

Buchanan’s paper from Deleuze Studies 9.3 is now available on his academia.edu page. I haven’t read it yet, but I did have the chance to talk about shared concerns (some of mine are here, in a dissertation chapter draft) with … Continue reading

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Song of desire

In the English translation of Anti-Oedipus (5), we get this quotation from Henry Miller: “I love everything that flows, even the menstrual flow that carries away the seed unfecund.” But in the original French (11) it reads: «J’aime tout ce … Continue reading

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Clarification on “Equipments of Power” and François Fourquet’s publication list

Although the two excerpts of discussions between Deleuze, Guattari, Foucault, and Fourquet on “Equipments of Power” and the city have been translated in Foucault Live (Semiotext(e) 1996) there still seems to be some misunderstanding[1]. First, as Stuart Elden has noted, … Continue reading

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The Order of Things &/vs What is Philosophy?

A question for readers of Foucault and D&G: Toward the end of OT, Foucault writes that the modern episteme’s domain should be seen as a trihedral space: a) “mathematical and physical sciences, for which order is always a deductive and … Continue reading

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Neil Brenner: “There is obviously a dialectic between concrete research and abstract theorization.”

This one line summarily expresses the ontological problem that I have with Critical Urban Theory. I am completely sympathetic to Brenner’s project of critically analyzing the presupposed “categories, interpretations, and cartographies” that animate urban research, but fail to understand how … Continue reading

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Actual/Virtual Journal’s (Incredible) Video Archive on Deleuze and Guattari

To find a decade’s worth of video lectures from conferences/workshops around the world on Deleuzian thought, check out Actual/Virtual‘s Youtube channel here. It is nothing short of incredible. One of the many, many gems:

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