Encountering Affect: Capacities, Apparatuses, Conditions

Encountering Affect: Capacities, Apparatuses, Conditions

by Ben Anderson
     
 

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In Encountering Affect, Ben Anderson explores why understanding affect matters and offers one account of affective life that hones in on the different ways in which affects are ordered. Intervening in debates around non-representational theories, he argues that affective life is always-already ‘mediated’ - the never finished product of apparatuses,… See more details below

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In Encountering Affect, Ben Anderson explores why understanding affect matters and offers one account of affective life that hones in on the different ways in which affects are ordered. Intervening in debates around non-representational theories, he argues that affective life is always-already ‘mediated’ - the never finished product of apparatuses, encounters and conditions. Through a wide range of examples including dread-debility-dependency in torture, ordinary hopes, and precariousness, Anderson shows the significance of affect for understanding life today.

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ISBN-13:
9781472437785
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date:
07/28/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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