Archives mensuelles : octobre 2012

UNCONSCIOUS JUNGIANS: the « theological » turn is an unconscious variant of the Jungian turn

I have been claiming for many years that our major continental thinkers are “unconscious jungians”. Lacan is a case in point, his dissolution of the ego and subjective destitution take the same turn as Jung originally did with regard to … Lire la suite

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THE JUNGIAN TURN: individuation and sublimation, multiplicity and becomings

The Jungian turn is the turn towards a pluralist and diachronic model of subjectivity. It implies the abandon, pure and simple, of the Freudian/Lacanian tradition. This is clearly the turn that Deleuze and Guattari begin to take in ANTI-OEDIPUS, and … Lire la suite

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Remarques à propos de « La Société Automatique » de Bernard Stiegler

J’ai posé une question à Bernard Stiegler concernant la place de l’inconscient dans sa théorisation de l’automaticité, mais pour expliquer le contexte théorique de la question j’ai parlé de Deleuze, Derrida, et la centaure comme figuration post-structuraliste de l’inconscient (une … Lire la suite

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AVATAR AND LACAN’S GRAPH OF SEXUATION: text

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AVATAR AND LACAN’S GRAPH OF SEXUATION

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PAUL ENNIS’S MISSED OCCASION (2): TEXT

Here is the text of my talk:

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PAUL ENNIS’S MISSED OCCASION: A NON-LARUELLIAN RESPONSE TO LEVI BRYANT

This is my response to both Levi Bryant’s talk POSTHUMANISM AND LACAN’S GRAPH OF SEXUATION and Paul Ennis’s reply:

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Feyerabend vs The Chauvinism of Special Groups

According to Robert Farrell, Feyerabend has a pluralist conception of reality: “As we saw with Dewey’s naturalism, Feyerabend believes that all aspects of existence are equally real, and that no circumscribed part of existence is metaphysically superior to any other … Lire la suite

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BEING WITHOUT THE EVENT: On Relations and the Problem of Change

A very amusing example of the inability of a synchronic ontology to comprehend even the terms of a diachronic ontology, yet alone to refute it, is given by Graham Harman’s repeated « argument » against relational ontologies. Harman’s ontology is a classic … Lire la suite

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DECONSTRUCTING « DELEUZE »: Widening the Network

In his latest book Etats de Choc Bernard Stiegler argues for a re-reading of post-structuralist thought in terms of our current situation, bearing in mind that this thought was unable to prevent the submission of our society to the reign … Lire la suite

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