Notes on Christian Jambet & the Question of the One

If there is one conviction shared by the majority of contemporary philosophers, this is it: the one is not [l'un n'est pas]. . .Once affirmed, this conviction converts smoothly into various systems of thought, until either every attestation of the real is renounced, or at least until the real is thoroughly separated from its theological … Continue reading Notes on Christian Jambet & the Question of the One

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“Are There Social Ideas in a Marxist Sense?”

[An extremely rough sketch of some sections from the first chapter of the dissertation] Third example: are there social Ideas, in a Marxist sense? In what Marx calls 'abstract labour', abstraction is made from the particular qualities of the products of labour the qualities of the labourers, but not from the conditions of productivity, the labour-power … Continue reading “Are There Social Ideas in a Marxist Sense?”

We Head for The Horizon and Return With Bloodshot Eyes (Brief Comments on the Plane of Immanence)

The question of the status of the plane of immanence has often been interpreted in a positive light. Namely, it is evident to the reader that ‘reaching the plane of immanence’ is portrayed as a virtue of the philosopher insofar as philosophy, understood as the creation of concepts, necessarily relies upon the plane on which … Continue reading We Head for The Horizon and Return With Bloodshot Eyes (Brief Comments on the Plane of Immanence)

Between Cinema & Philosophy

[...an excerpt from an essay on Deleuze, Godard, and control societies...] In 1987 Deleuze delivered a talk on the topic of the creative production of works of art; specifically regarding creative acts as engendered in cinema and their difference from other creative endeavors such as philosophy and science. In this lecture, Deleuze develops a framework … Continue reading Between Cinema & Philosophy