Revisiting Normativity with Deleuze (Bloomsbury Studies in

This quantity assembles one of the most distinctive students within the box of Deleuze reviews so as to offer either an obtainable creation to key innovations in Deleuze's idea and to check them in view of the problem of normativity. This contains not just the legislation, but additionally the query of norms and values within the broader moral, political and methodological feel. the quantity argues that Deleuze's philosophy rejects the unitary imaginative and prescient of the topic as a self-regulating rationalist entity and replaces it with a process-oriented relational imaginative and prescient of the topic. yet what do we just do with this substitute nomadic imaginative and prescient? What modes of normativity can be found open air the parameters of liberal, self-reflexive individualism at the one hand and the communitarian version at the different? This interdisciplinary quantity explores those matters in 3 instructions that reflect Deleuze and Guattari's security of the parallelism among philosophy, technological know-how, and the humanities. the quantity as a result covers socio-political and felony conception; the epistemological critique of medical discourse and the cultural, inventive and aesthetic interventions rising from Deleuze's philosophy.

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But this is what the psychology of personality ignores, that we are social beings: instead, it sees the dynamic organization of each individual lying inside its biological structure, rather than being constantly recreated between people in social relationships. 43 Throughout this book I will provide a series of arguments against this view of personality. For now, I want to say something about the work of Sigmund Freud, which is of greater import to other ideas I will consider in this book. Freud has also had a huge impact on self-analysis in the Western world, and beyond, through the development of psychoanalysis.

Freud theorized that it was the repressed aspects of the self – not only the instincts, but the ways these are culturally and historically transformed into sexual or aggressive wishes, desires, dreams and fantasies – that were causing the trouble, fighting for expression against the conscious mind and its moral conscience. From this, Freud developed a tripartite theory of the self, divided between the ego, super-ego and id: consciousness, conscience and the unconscious. 44 The ‘I’ is self-consciousness, the part of ourselves with which we identify, or the ‘ideal I’, whereas we regard everything we repress or deny about ourselves as not-I, or as ‘it’.

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