Archives mensuelles : mai 2020

LA CO-INVENTION D’UNE ÉPIDÉMIE: Agamben et le réel

PROGRAMME DE RECHERCHE NON STANDARD Le blog que vous êtes en train de lire, AGENT SWARM, est un blog de philosophiqe. Il est la matérialisation numérique d’un projet de recherche philosophique que je poursuis en ligne depuis dix ans. Le … Lire la suite

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ANTI-OEDIPUS (2): the first paragraph

A) Translation Published Translation It is at work everywhere, functioning smoothly at times, at other times in fits and starts. It breathes, it heats, it eats. It shits and fucks. What a mistake to have ever said the id. Everywhere … Lire la suite

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AGAMBEN: SUFFICIENCY AND AGENDA

NON-STANDARD RESEARCH PROGRAMME The blog you are reading, AGENT SWARM, is a digital research project in philosophy which I have maintained for ten years. Its subtitle is « Pluralism and Individuation in a world of becoming ». It is devoted to an … Lire la suite

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AGAMBEN AND THE EPIDEMIC

I have written several posts on Agamben’s treatment of the Covid-19 epidemic. However, my first post on that subject was an analysis of a scientific argument seemingly based on « alternative » facts and analyses: 1) BIO-DENIALISM AND THE NOETIC SHOCK https://terenceblake.wordpress.com/2020/03/20/against-scientific-corona-denialism-thinking-a-noetic-shock/Lire la suite

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DEPRESSIVE EMPIRICISM: Agamben’s bad medicine

SAD AFFECTS Giorgio Agamben has been publishing a philosophical chronicle on the responses to the Coronavirus Epidemic for the past couple of months. His articles keep getting worse and worse. Here is his latest thought piece on « Medicine as Religion« . … Lire la suite

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ANTI-OEDIPUS (1): the first sentence

Reading Deleuze and Guattari’s breakthrough book ANTI-OEDIPUS one can feel lost as to the genre of its prose, the logical status of its assertions and of their relation to the real, and the relation of continuity or rupture between this … Lire la suite

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