Gilles Deleuze and the Ruin of Representation by Dorothea Olkowski

By Dorothea Olkowski

Dorothea Olkowski's exploration of the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze clarifies the proficient French thinker's writings for experts and nonspecialists alike. Deleuze, she says, complete the "ruin of representation," the entire overthrow of hierarchic, natural notion in philosophy, politics, aesthetics, and ethics, in addition to in society at huge. In Deleuze's philosophy of distinction, she discovers the resource of a brand new ontology of swap, which in flip opens up the construction of recent modes of lifestyles and proposal, not just in philosophy and feminism yet at any place construction is at stake.

The paintings of up to date artist Mary Kelly has been imperative to Olkowski's considering. In Kelly she reveals an artist at paintings whose artistic acts are in themselves the break of illustration as an entire, and the textual content is illustrated with Kelly's paintings. This unique and provocative account of Deleuze contributes considerably to a severe feminist politics and philosophy, in addition to to an figuring out of feminist art.

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