Gilles Deleuze as soon as claimed that “modern technology has no longer discovered its metaphysics, the metaphysics it needs.” The strength of the Virtual responds to this desire through investigating the results of the philosopher’s curiosity in (and attract) “the precise sciences.” In exploring the complex dating among the philosophy of Deleuze and technological know-how, the unique essays accumulated the following learn how technological know-how services in appreciate to Deleuze’s innovations of time and area, how technological know-how bills for procedures of qualitative swap, how technological know-how actively participates within the construction of subjectivity, and the way Deleuze’s pondering engages neuroscience.
All of the essays paintings via Deleuze’s figuring out of the virtual—a strength of qualitative switch that's ontologically fundamental to the precise, measurable kin that may be present in and one of the gadgets of technological know-how. through adopting this kind of method, this assortment generates major new insights, specially concerning the thought of medical legislation, and compels the rethinking of such rules as reproducibility, the solidarity of technological know-how, and the medical observer.
Contributors: Manola Antonioli, Collège overseas de Philosophie (Paris); Clark Bailey; Rosi Braidotti, Utrecht U; Manuel DeLanda, U of Pennsylvania; Aden Evens, Dartmouth U; Gregory Flaxman, U of North Carolina; Thomas Kelso; Andrew Murphie, U of latest South Wales; Patricia Pisters, U of Amsterdam; Arkady Plotnitsky, Purdue U; Steven Shaviro, Wayne country U; Arnaud Villani, Première Supérieure au Lycée Masséna de Nice.

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