Tag Archives: Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari

Occupy Wall Street: Sharing reflections on a fifth anniversary (7)

Theorising social movements is a hazardous adventure; even more so when these movements reject “representation”, which can be taken to include “theoretical representation”.  Without anyone being able to speak “for” or “on behalf of” Occupy, for it lacks leaders or … Continue reading

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Autonomy at the limit: Playing with Deleuze and Guattari around contemporary rebellions

(This text is born of an experiment, an experiment in progress, that of thinking through our contemporary rebellions with the tools of contemporary philosophy.  Spain´s 15M is the example considered here and the hypothetical conclusion arrived at is that the … Continue reading

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The Revolution is Dead, Long Live the Revolution: Reflections on the Quebec Student Movement

As flowers turn toward the sun, by dint of a secret heliotropism the past strives to turn toward that sun which is rising in the sky of history.                                                           Walter Benjamin, Theses on the Philosophy of History As Quebec universities … Continue reading

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