Gilles Deleuze and the Ruin of Representation by Dorothea Olkowski PDF

By Dorothea Olkowski

ISBN-10: 0520216911

ISBN-13: 9780520216914

ISBN-10: 0520216938

ISBN-13: 9780520216938

Dorothea Olkowski's exploration of the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze clarifies the proficient French thinker's writings for experts and nonspecialists alike. Deleuze, she says, entire the "ruin of representation," the whole overthrow of hierarchic, natural idea in philosophy, politics, aesthetics, and ethics, in addition to in society at huge. In Deleuze's philosophy of distinction, she discovers the resource of a brand new ontology of swap, which in flip opens up the production of latest modes of lifestyles and idea, not just in philosophy and feminism yet anyplace production is at stake.

The paintings of latest artist Mary Kelly has been crucial to Olkowski's pondering. In Kelly she unearths an artist at paintings whose artistic acts are in themselves the damage of illustration as an entire, and the textual content is illustrated with Kelly's paintings. This unique and provocative account of Deleuze contributes considerably to a serious feminist politics and philosophy, in addition to to an figuring out of feminist art.

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