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THE KAFKA DELUSION: transdisciplinary tweet bridges the two cultures gap

The dumbing down of culture in the education system and in social media is fortunately only one trend among many others. The disquieting acceptance of scientific experts pontificating on subjects outside their domain of competence is today counterbalanced by the … Lire la suite

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TENET AND THE DELEUZE/ZIZEK PARALLAX (1): expanded logics and temporal figurations

I was powerfully impressed by TENET as philosophical figuration and wrote a first review soon after seeing it, on the basis of the Deleuze/Zizek parallax that I have been developing on this blog. Kent Palmer responded to my review, trying … Lire la suite

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LOGIC OF SENSE AND DIVERGENT DIALOGUE: the architectonic/heuristic parallax

My review of Christopher Nolan’s TENET is in part the result of my ongoing engagement with Zizek’s SEX AND THE FAILED ABSOLUTE and in part a homage to the concepts and perspective of Bernard Stiegler, but its underlying logic comes … Lire la suite

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The Role of the Roll of the Dice in Logic of Sense: why does Deleuze call it the « Ideal » Game »?

Why does Deleuze speak of the dice throw as the « Ideal » game in Series 10 of LOGIC OF SENSE, given that he has done so much in the text up to that point to deconstruct and to « invert » Platonism? Is … Lire la suite

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DE-QUANTIFYING HYPERMODERNITY: From Algorithmic Re-Set to Noetic Hyper-Set

Do we really need a new term such as « hypermodernity » to serve as journalistic slogan for the ennui of a society whose lexical narcissism serves to hide that it is just an nth neo-remix, more of the same? Michael Aaron … Lire la suite

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LARUELLE AND THE JARGON OF PERFORMATIVITY

1) EUDOXA François Laruelle used to be a controversial figure in Continental Philosophy circles, but now all controversy has ceased. There is a circle of believers, and they refuse all dialogue with the non-credulous, they reject all critical input. The … Lire la suite

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LOGIC BY OTHER MEANS: On the Preface to LOGIC OF SENSE

Deleuze as a philosopher is interested in the new and in the creation of concepts. In LOGIC OF SENSE Deleuze proposes both a new concept of logic and a new concept of sense. This new concept of logic develops a … Lire la suite

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Dialogue on LOGIC OF SENSE (3): (Un)folding the Möbius Strip

Transcript of the second conversation between Terence Blake and Kent Palmer, on Deleuze’s LOGIC OF SENSE, Series 2. Full text here. Abstract: Mounting and descending arcs of the circle of the proposition, sense is the principle of variance. Excerpt: Kent … Lire la suite

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Dialogue on LOGIC OF SENSE (2): Wild Logic and Non-Standard Negation

Transcript of the second conversation between Terence Blake and Kent Palmer, on Deleuze’s LOGIC OF SENSE, Series 2. Full text here. Excerpt Kent Palmer 1:20:08 So maybe we could briefly just talk about this fourth question, which is, what is … Lire la suite

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ON THE PREFACE TO LOGIC OF SENSE (2): negation and transformative re-conceptualisation

LOGIC BY OTHER MEANS Already in the preface to LOGIC OF SENSE Deleuze is situating his investigation in the element of logic, but of a logic that can be formalised by other means than that of mathematical logic. He does … Lire la suite

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