Bergsonism. Gilles Gilles Deleuze in Continental Philosophy Destroying Duration: The Critical Situation of Bergsonism in Benjamin’s Analysis of Modern. Gilles Deleuze. Private letter. I believe that we run very great risks in desir- ing to reconstitute an author’s influences based on the external resemblances of a. In this companion book to Bergson’s Matter and Memory, Deleuze demonstrates both Gilles Deleuze is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris VIII.

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Deleuze argues that Henri Bergson developed “the notion of the virtual to its highest degree” and that he based his entire philosophy on it. Apr 15, Brian Kim rated it it was amazing. Deleuze, Lacan, and writers of that category are really hard for me to understand. Deleuze invites us rethink philosophical psychology by introducing Bergsonian notion of time, space, memory, perception, and so on. Bergsonism Gilles Deleuze No preview available – Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.

Gilles Deleuze began his career with a number of idiosyncratic yet rigorous historical studies of figures outside of the Continental tradition in vogue at the time.

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Virtuality (philosophy)

Brian Massumi befgsonism – Deleuze and Guatarri Studies 4 1: London and New York: Sign in to use this feature. An example of this is the meaning, or sense, of a proposition that is not a material aspect of that proposition whether written or spoken but is nonetheless an attribute of that proposition.


Considering himself an empiricist and a vitalist, his body of work, which rests upon concepts such as multiplicity, constructivism, difference and desire, stands at a substantial remove from the main traditions of 20th century Continental thought. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

From Wikipedia, the bergsonosm encyclopedia. Perhaps the most difficult aspect of Delueze is his terminologies. Notably, within his metaphysics he favored a Spinozian concept of a plane of immanence with everything a mode of one substance, and thus on the same level of existence.

Renaud Barbaras – – In Michael R. Deleuze regards the opposite of the virtual as the actual. Sign in Create an account. Apr 12, Andrew added it Shelves: Mar 31, Therem Estraven rated it it was amazing Shelves: Ami rated it liked it Aug 28, There is something there.

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Often dismissed a fuzzy and imprecise concept or feeling, Deleuze here reclaims it not only as the organizing thread of the entire Bergsonian edifice, but as ‘one of the most fully developed methods in philosophy’ par excellence.

However, note that the writers above all use terms such as “possible”, “potential” and “real” in different ways and relate the virtual to these other terms differently. His definition goes on to explain virtuality through the use of a topological figure, in which stills of all of the steps in its transformation superposed would create a virtual image. History of Western Philosophy. Deleuze used the term virtual to refer to an aspect of reality that is ideal, but nonetheless real.


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Additionally, according to Deleuze and his concepts of difference, there is no identity, and in repetition, nothing is ever the same. Assemblage Theory and Social Complexity. His thought locates him as an influential figure in present-day considerations of society, creativity and subjectivity. A dictionary definition written by Charles Sanders Peircereferencing the philosophy of Duns Scotussupports this understanding of the virtual as something that is “as if” it were real, and the everyday use of the term to indicate what is “virtually” so, but not so in fact.

This explains how virtual reality can be used to cure phobias. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Nat rated it it was amazing Jan 15, An astonishing exegesis on deleyze work of Bergson, it comes across with extraordinary clarity and precision in its argument structure.


This virtual is a kind of potentiality that becomes fulfilled in the actual. Refresh and try again. Zone,pp. Ronald Bogue – – Educational Philosophy and Theory 36 3: