requiem for certainty

Foucault & Deleuze

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Heading to Purdue University for a conference on Foucault & Deleuze. All the other speakers have done great work in one or the other (or both), so am very much looking forward.

I will try to rise to the occasion with a paper on the status of critique in F & D. The idea is to make sense of the idea of critique beyond (or outside of the sway of) the dialectic. Critique is experimental not dialectical for F & D. An experiment works on problems and responses, and thereby avoids the work of negation.

The pretty conference flyer:

http://www.cla.purdue.edu/research/deleuze/Conference/BDF_flyer.pdf

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Written by Colin Koopman

November 29, 2012 at 4:17 pm

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  1. sounds great enjoy, word on the streets is that they may be taping sessions but would be interested in reading you paper if you have an e-copy to share.

    dmfant

    November 30, 2012 at 8:40 pm

  2. Thanks, Dirk. The conference was a fine time indeed. There will be a video available, from what I know, but not sure when. The conference organizers can tell you.

    Colin Koopman

    December 3, 2012 at 5:25 pm


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