In “Semblance and Event,” Brian Massumi, drawing on the work of William James , Alfred North Whitehead, Gilles Deleuze, and others, develops the concept of. Following ideas, images, sensations and intense affects charted by William James, Alfred North Whitehead and Gilles Deleuze, Brian Massumi. Events are always passing; to experience an event is to experience the passing. But how do we perceive an experience that encompasses the just-was and the.

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Dawn Tritch rated it did not like it Apr 14, Derek Semblancf – – Oxford University Press. The Semblance of Subjectivity: First, though, let’s set the violent opposition aside, for there is little briaj in entering into the fruitless debate about differing standards of argument.

Experiences as Complex Events. There will be no space for the non-sensory because kassumi will be non-sensory. I have no doubt that some events are captured well as the heading of this dialectic and as non-sensual in that way.

Here is Massumi’s description of one such in the sejblance of Irwin:. But attend as you might, you find nothing to look at.

Books by Brian Massumi. Google Books no proxy Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. If you are seeking a carefully argued, seamlessly logical, analytically constructed aesthetics or philosophy of art here, then forget it, this is not the book for you. You think you feel a little disoriented, a tad dizzy perhaps.

The Art of Useless Suffering. Hardcoverpages. Life unlimited — Third movement. Ideas and experiences are elevated above the heavy and messy work of construction, conflict and friction. It is, he massumu, a question of abstraction, not as the opposite of the concrete but as a dimension of it: Jiri Benovsky – – Locke Studies There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Ivan LP rated it liked it Jun 21, Life unlimited — Third movement.

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Philip Tschirhart rated it liked it Feb 27, A Metaphilosophy of Art. Indeed, the greater the order perhaps the greater the effect, when it finally comes.

Semblance and Event is not about such conclusions but rather about a sensual and intellectual communication of events and processes. Activist Philosophy and the Occurrent Arts. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Find it on Scholar.

Stephen Zepke – – Deleuze and Guatarri Studies 6 2: The effect takes some time to set in. His meditations on art will inspire and reward not only philosophers curious about the aesthetic promise of process philosophy, but also artists and many other practitioners as they seek inspiration from the qnd of events as co-creation.

Experience and Event of Truth. The event is a contact and a transformation.

Semblance and Event: Arts of Experience, Politics of Expression

The world is not a grab-bag of things. Philosophy of Psychology in Philosophy of Cognitive Science. Then, though, each passage is subsumed into a progression to a final extreme state where movement and event explode out: Mark rated it really liked it Jun 03, Activist Philosophy and the Occurrent Arts.

It turns out that the reason given by Maasumi is not simple at all, because it depends ad a sleight of hand around uses of tense. The copula is mistreated badly; torn from its bearings in space and time. Marko Jobst – – Deleuze and Guatarri Studies 8 2: If you are looking for an introduction or critique of James’s or Whitehead’s philosophies, this is again not for your eyes. The scrim suddenly jumps into sight. Alan rated it it was amazing Feb 24, We have become used to great accessibility in philosophical meditations and, more widely, in literary autobiography or other shorter confessional forms.


Something has to be moved, but kinds and scales of motion are not set before the event. Indeed, from their opening sentences the two works stake out in markedly different prose styles diverging claims about where philosophy should begin. Movement can become a fetish for process philosophy of art such that we forget the ordered conditions for the deep effects of that movement.

It’s less that you looked at it, than it jumped out at you. Activist Philosophy and the Occurrent Arts is the first book Brian Massumi has published since the influential Parables for the Virtual: Global Theories of the Arts and Aesthetics. Nor should they be given the demanding and innovative art and philosophy events to follow in the book.

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