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Quasi-causality

Samantha Bankston

Samantha Bankston is an Assistant Professor in Humanities at Sierra Nevada College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Deleuze and Becoming

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Having established the conceptual history of Deleuzian becoming along the lines of Bergson and Nietzsche, we can now dramatize the notions of sensory becoming and absolute becoming in process. Both sensory becoming of molecular memory...

Conclusion: Art and Nature

Jason Tuckwell

Jason Tuckwell is a Researcher and tutor in the Writing and Society Research Group at Western Sydney University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Creation and the Function of Art : Technē, Poiesis and the Problem of Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The artist has a twofold relation to nature; he is at once her master and her slave. He is her slave, inasmuch as he must work with earthly things, in order to be understood; but he is her master, inasmuch as he subjects these earthly means...

Reinach’s Phenomenology of Foreboding: Battlefield Notes, 1916–17

Early Phenomenology : Metaphysics, Ethics, and the Philosophy of Religion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In a conversation with Edith Stein and Fritz Kaufmann about his enlistment in the army, Adolf Reinach said: “it is not that I must go; rather I’m permitted to go.” After Germany’s declaration of war on France in the summer of 1914, Reinach,...

Ethics: Spontaneity and the Problem of Acting

Marco Sgarbi

Marco Sgarbi is Adjunct Professor in Philosophy at the University of Verona, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kant on Spontaneity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Spontaneity in Kant’s Early Ethics In the previous chapter we showed in which sense spontaneity is essential in order to conceive the subject as a cognizer and as a thinker, but we did not answer the question of whether spontaneity...

The Problem of the Form of Purposiveness

Brent Kalar

Brent Kalar received his Ph.D. from Harvard University (Adams Prize, 2003), and currently teaches philosophy at the University of New Mexico, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Demands of Taste in Kant’s Aesthetics

Continuum, 2006

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...Overview of the Chapter The objective pole of Kant’s theory of the beautiful is his phenomenology of the beautiful object. The fundamental concept in this phenomenology is his notion of the ‘mere form of purposiveness’ or, alternatively...

History: Spontaneity from Leibniz to Kant

Marco Sgarbi

Marco Sgarbi is Adjunct Professor in Philosophy at the University of Verona, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kant on Spontaneity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Spontaneity before Leibniz Spontaneity comes from the Latin spontaneitas, the translation of the Greek to ekousion, which usually refers to a free act, a spontaneous act. The first occurrence of ekousios appears in a fragment of Democritus...

Spinoza

Alain Badiou

Alain Badiou teaches at the École Normale Supérieure and at the Collège International de Philosophie in Paris, France. In addition to several novels, plays and political essays, he has published a number of major philosophical works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Being and Event

Bloomsbury Academic, 2006

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...‘Quicquid est in Deo est’ or: all situations have the same state.Spinoza is acutely aware that presented multiples, which he calls ‘singular things’ (res singulares), are generally multiples of multiples. A composition of multiple...

Fichte and Philosophy of Mind

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Fichte

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The topic of Fichte’s philosophy of mind is largely unchartered territory. This statement seems astounding (though it isn’t), given that the Wissenschaftslehre is an attempt to philosophically reconstruct the necessary way in which...

Drive (Trieb)

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Fichte

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Before Fichte, the concept of drive (Trieb) was already in wide circulation among German thinkers and writers of both a rationalist and an empiricist persuasion.For a list of possible sources of the concept for Fichte, see Cesa 2006, 29–31....

Quasi-Causes and Becoming-Causal

Jay Lampert

Jay Lampert is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Deleuze and Guattari’s Philosophy of History

Continuum, 2006

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...In the previous chapter, I considered how incorporeal enunciations engage bodily states of affairs. In the third synthesis of time in DR, I touched on Deleuze’s concept of the “quasi-cause” – the schema whereby the event of the future...