Gilles Deleuze: Jurisprudence

Gilles Deleuze: Jurisprudence

Key Concept The relationship between law and the thought of the French philosopher, Gilles Deleuze, is an interesting one. Throughout his work, Deleuze, often, manifested his contempt for judgment and representation –  undeniably, two fundamental characteristics of...
Gilles Deleuze: Ethics and Morality

Gilles Deleuze: Ethics and Morality

Key Concept The place of ethics and morality in Deleuze’s thought The task of talking about ethics and morality, in relation to the philosophical thought of one of the most significant French philosophers of the 20th century, Gilles Deleuze, is not an easy one. This...
Conatus: political being and Spinoza

Conatus: political being and Spinoza

Part I – The nature and significance of the conatus Spinoza’s ‘conatus’ is a signal concept of his thought and one which appears as an axiom of modern treatments, particularly those of a political nature. Famously, the conatus doctrine provides: Each thing...
For fragments, and not debts, we are

For fragments, and not debts, we are

It may be the case that one could note the peculiar appearance of the thinking minister. A thinking minister is not suddenly a liberated or a good minister, but at least a minister who thinks and does not just administer or govern; thus maintaining for a number of...
Deleuze and the Accelerationsists

Deleuze and the Accelerationsists

We are expected, in the name of Deleuzoguattarian anti-fascism, to embrace capitalism as nihilist machine that has no ‘purpose’, because ‘purpose’=fascism, while forgetting that neoliberalism appeared in Germany as the form of governmentality that would immunize us...