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writing autotherapy #1

The most admirable thing about writers like Knausgaard or Murakami is that they manage to capture the fullness of the present with their words. They amplify the play of the internal life with the external world, and create not just … Continue reading

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Nietzsche’s music

I never knew this existed…

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Bookmark: Note on Nietzschean challenges to the dialectic

I just happened to see this remark while looking for something else altogether, and thought it might be a useful bookmark for myself and anyone else interested in axiomatics. From Paul A. Bové’s  foreword to Deleuze’s Foucault (xxi): “In The … Continue reading

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Anti-Oedipus: incorrect reference to Nietzsche on the State?

Earlier today I came across a reference in Anti-Oedipus that seems to me to be incorrect so I wanted to see if anyone else had looked into it. Page 182: “They are the founders of the State. Nietzsche will come … Continue reading

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Writing and Reading the City

I’ll be teaching a class of my own design in the Comparative History of Ideas program this spring; here’s a short description that will shortly be made into a poster to attract potential students: To conceive of the city as … Continue reading

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Smells like content

From the third part of Thus Spoke Zarathustra: “Verily it is a blessing and not a blasphemy when I teach: ‘Over all things stand the heaven Accident, the heaven Innocence, the heaven Chance, the heaven Prankishness.” “‘By Chance’ — that … Continue reading

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Man as conceived by the architect and the antichrist

I have long despised Le Corbusier and especially the Corbusian man, who: “walks in a straight line because he has a goal and knows where he is going; he has made up his mind to reach some particular place and … Continue reading

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