Sunday, May 29, 2011
Interesting post on Schelling and powers ("The Ideal Realism of Schelling and Emerson"), as well as how potency can open up a sense of depth in being ("Schelling and the Transcendental Abyss of Nature").
Friday, May 27, 2011
It may also be helpful to look at Joe Hughes' Deleuze's Difference and Repetition user's guide. So far from Hughes' text we've covered the material from Ch. III (Reading the Text), Section 2: The Introduction: Repetition and Difference (pp. 25-39) and Section 2: Difference in Itself (pp. 39-65). Caputo's corresponding audio lecture here.
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Gilles Deleuze, Difference and Repetition, Preface (xv-xxii) and Ch. I "Difference in Itself" (pp. 1-69) with corresponding audio lecture. First set of readings that I am looking at with some of my former graduate students.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Summer Reading Group: Deleuze - Transcendence and Immanence (John Caputo's audio/lecture course on Deleuze)
Deleuze Summer Reading Group: Introductory Materials
- Corresponding Audio Links (all of them)
- Deleuze reading for main part of course
- Deleuze reading for final part of course
- Slow reading of Deleuze's DR at Slow Reading blog
Prospectus (from the syllabus)
Does transcendence mean the search for a world beyond this one or is there some sense in which there is a transcendence of or in this world which is not a transcendence beyond the world? By the same token, does immanence always mean we are "trapped" in the world or does it represent its own kind of surpassal, splendor, or glory? What difference, ethically or politically, would it make to be the champion of one or the other? ...