Jose Rosales

Jose Rosales is a doc­toral stu­dent in philo­sophy at SUNY, Stony Brook. His re­search in­terests in­clude Spinoza, Nietzsche, poststructuralism, postcolonialism, de­co­lo­nial theory, and philo­sophies of the Event.

On Destroying What Destroys You: An Interview with Thomas Nail

Thomas Nail is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Denver and author of The Figure of the Migrant (Stanford University Press, 2015) and Returning to Revolution: Deleuze, Guattari, and Zapatismo (Edinburgh University Press, 2012). His publications can be accessed at: udenver​.academia​.edu/​T​h​o​m​a​s​N​ail One may see the aims of Hostis* and feel a tinge of…

Deleuze and the Accelerationsists

It is the development of an immanent set of criteria along with an immanent political project, which accelerationism claims as its starting point, that allows us to see the guiding thread between Deleuze’s use of Nietzsche, Deleuze and Guattari’s political project in Anti-Oedipus, and the current Left accelerationists. We are expected, in the name of…

Badiou’s Jurisprudence II: ‘We Have Become Simulacra’

As a follow-up to Badiou’s Jurisprudence: The Event of Law and The Law of The Event, Jose Rosales asks whether the alliance with Vergès is quite so straight-forward. If freedom, as Deleuze claims, is to engage in jurisprudence, do we not encounter a paradox in the alliance between Alain Badiou and Jacques Vergès? A paradox…

Badiou’s Jurisprudence: The Event of Law and The Law of The Event

Jose Rosales describes a Badiouean jurisprudence of rupture, by way of a conception of the event. In a lecture published in the Cardozo Law Review in 2008, Alain Badiou articulates his understanding of Being, Event, and Simulacrum in relationship to Logic and Law. With an incredible power of precision, Badiou reminds his audience of Aristotle’s…