A Shock to Thought: Expressions After Deleuze and Guattari by Brian Massumi

By Brian Massumi

A surprise to idea brings jointly essays that discover Deleuze and Guattari's philosophy of expression in a couple of modern contexts. it is going to be of curiosity to all these in philosophy, cultural reviews and paintings concept. the quantity additionally comprises an interview with Guattari which basically restates the 'aesthetic paradigm' that organizes either his and Deleuze's paintings.

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In this sense, Kant’s notion of ‘disinterest’ marks not a distance but its loss, an encounter which precisely strips the subject of its habits of thought. The attribute of beauty attaches not to the object but to the ‘event’ of the beautiful (Kant, 1987: 30 [Introduction]). We can see already how this aesthetic contracts the twin destiny of the modern work of art. On the other hand,the imperative to disorientation and novelty in art (novelty being another value that is shared by both commerce and creativity) and the decline of object-based and representative art forms.

J. Hollingdale, New York:Vintage. Simondon, Gilbert (1995) L’individu et sa genèse physico-biologique, Grenoble: Millon, 2nd edn. xxxix Part 1 THAT THINKING FEELING … everything which introduces doubt about the position of mental images and their relationship to one another … 1 BEAUTY Machinic repetition in the age of art1 Melissa McMahon The rising ground is no longer below, it acquires autonomous existence; the form reflected in this ground is no longer form, but an abstract line acting directly upon the soul.

Genosko, London/New York: Routledge, 2001: 916. Guattari, Félix (1995) Chaosmosis: An Ethico-Aesthetic Paradigm, trans. Paul Bains and Julian Pefanis, Sydney/Indianapolis: Power Publications/University of Indiana Press. xxxviii I N T RO D U C T I O N : L I K E A T H O U G H T —— (1996) ‘The Postmodern Impasse’, The Guattari Reader, ed. Gary Genosko, London: Blackwell. Hjelmslev, Louis (1969) Prolegomena to a Theory of Language, trans. Francis J. Whitfield, Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

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