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Postmodern Passages: The Construction of the Body

The near-constant refrain at the heart of anti-hegemonic conceptualizations has been the body; as we move from book to book, tome to tome, we can see again and again the resurgence of this discourse: the Cartesian mind-body dualism, Spinoza’s eternal … Continue reading

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Brian Massumi on the posthuman

“Spinoza asks: What can a body do?”1 For a little speculative fun, here’s a potential answer, courtesy of Brian Massumi’s Parables for the Virtual: In the networked dimension… the serial probings, sensitizations, expressions, transductions, relays, and transmission of the body … Continue reading

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