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Reflections on Time and Politics

Reflections on Time and Politics

by Nathan Widder
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ISBN-13: 9780271033952
Publisher: Penn State University Press
Publication date: 02/11/2010
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Nathan Widder is Senior Lecturer in Political Theory in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     1
The "Vulgar" Aristotle     13
Point, Line, Curve     22
Immanence and Sense     34
A Discontinuous Bergsonism     40
Disguised Platonisms     50
Syntheses of Difference and Contradiction     63
Abstract and Concrete Differences: Lacan and Irigaray     76
Repetition and the Three Syntheses of Time     86
Incorporeal Surfaces     100
The Logic of (Non)Sense     108
Regularities of Dispersion     115
The Genesis of the Surface I: The Theory of Drives     121
The Genesis of the Surface II: Negation and Disjunction     130
Crisis Time: Nihilism and the Will to Truth     143
Discipline and Normalization     157
Time, Guilt, and Overcoming     165
Micropolitics "Beneath" Identity     177
The Care of the Self and Politics     184
References     189
Index     199

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