Chaosophy: Texts and Interviews 1972–1977

  • Title: Chaosophy: Texts and Interviews 1972–1977
  • Author: Félix Guattari Sylvère Lotringer
  • ISBN: 9781570270192
  • Page: 198
  • Format: Paperback
  • Chaosophy Texts and Interviews Everything is rational in capitalism except capital or capitalism itself The stock market is certainly rational one can understand it study it capitalists know how to use it and yet it is complete
    Everything is rational in capitalism, except capital or capitalism itself The stock market is certainly rational one can understand it, study it, capitalists know how to use it, and yet it is completely delirious, it is mad That s why we say the rational always is the rationality of an irrational Marx is fascinated by capitalist mechanisms precisely because the systemEverything is rational in capitalism, except capital or capitalism itself The stock market is certainly rational one can understand it, study it, capitalists know how to use it, and yet it is completely delirious, it is mad That s why we say the rational always is the rationality of an irrational Marx is fascinated by capitalist mechanisms precisely because the system is demented, yet works very well at the same time Down below, there are investments of desire that cannot be confused with the investments of interest all kinds of libidinous unconscious flows that make up the delirium of this society The true history is the history of desire This collection of essays and interviews edited by Sylvere Lotringer and published in 1995, focuses on the French anti psychiatrist and theorist s work as director of the experimental La Borde clinic A Clinic Unlike Any Other and longtime collaborator with the philosopher Gilles Deleuze Chaosophy is a groundbreaking introduction to Guattari s theories on schizo analysis a process meant to replace Freudian interpretation with a pragmatic, experimental, and collective approach rooted in reality Unlike Freud, Guattari believes that schizophrenia is an extreme mental state induced by the capitalist system itself, which keeps enforcing neurosis as a way of maintaining normality Guattari s post Marxist vision of capitalism provides a new definition not only of mental illness, but also of the micropolitical means of its subversion.This collection contains key essays, such as, Balance Sheet Program for Desiring Machines and Capitalism and Schizophrenia, co signed by Deleuze with whom he co authored Anti Oedipus and A Thousand Plateaus , and the perennially provocative Everybody Wants To Be a Fascist.

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    About Félix Guattari Sylvère Lotringer


    1. Pierre F lix Guattari was a French militant, an institutional psychotherapist, philosopher, and semiotician he founded both schizoanalysis and ecosophy Guattari is best known for his intellectual collaborations with Gilles Deleuze, most notably Anti Oedipus 1972 and A Thousand Plateaus 1980 , the two volumes of Capitalism and Schizophrenia.


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    1. Reading this with Desiree- have a feeling this is going to stay on the current reading list for a long time!

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    2. A little all over the place, but really great to read Guattari from the Anti-Oedipus days. Soft Subversions seemed to have slightly stronger pieces, though.

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    3. Mind blowing !

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    4. Includes essay "Everybody Wants To Be A Fascist"

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