[Read] ➻ The Ontology of the Accident: An Essay on Destructive Plasticity ➸ Catherine Malabou – Pimply.info

The Ontology of the Accident: An Essay on Destructive Plasticity In The Usual Order Of Things, Lives Run Their Course And Eventually One Becomes Who One Is Bodily And Psychic Transformations Do Nothing But Reinforce The Permanence Of Identity But As A Result Of Serious Trauma, Or Sometimes For No Reason At All, A Subject S History Splits And A New, Unprecedented Persona Comes To Live With The Former Person An Unrecognizable Persona Whose Present Comes From No Past And Whose Future Harbors Nothing To Come An Existential Improvisation, A Form Born Of The Accident And By Accident Out Of A Deep Cut Opened In A Biography, A New Being Comes Into The World For A Second Time What Is This Form A Face A Psychological Profile What Ontology Can It Account For, If Ontology Has Always Been Attached To The Essential, Forever Blind To The Alea Of Transformations What History Of Being Can The Plastic Power Of Destruction Explain What Can It Tell Us About The Explosive Tendency Of Existence That Secretly Threatens Each One Of Us Continuing Her Reflections On Destructive Plasticity, Split Identities And The Psychic Consequences Experienced By Those Who Have Suffered Brain Injury Or Have Been Traumatized By War And Other Catastrophes, Catherine Malabou Invites Us To Join Her In A Philosophic And Literary Adventure In Which Spinoza, Deleuze And Freud Cross Paths With Proust And Duras


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10 thoughts on “The Ontology of the Accident: An Essay on Destructive Plasticity

  1. says:

    I read this because a friend mentioned Malabou as a French philosopher who criticized at least in private the absurdities of Speculative Realism So, I was well disposed What I found was, sadly, an


  2. says:

    I m unsure why this book is rated so highly I d maybe say a solid 2.5 Her thesis is interesting that nobody has really looked into the idea of, what she terms, destructive plasticity, but she doesn t actu


  3. says:

    did I understand it ,,,, No


  4. says:

    Tytu brzmi przera aj co, ale w praktyce mamy ca kiem przyst pny esej o staro ci, przemijaniu i chorobie Znajdziemy w nim odwo ania do tekst w Spinozy, Deleuze a, Freuda, a tak e do fikcji np do Manna, Kafki, Prousta i in


  5. says:

    The dark side of plasticity Destructive plasticity,explosive plasticity the accident which not only disrupts the form of identity but destroys the very substance of identity Recalling Kafka s Metamorphoses Malabou asks the reade


  6. says:

    It is an interesting book and its main concept destructive plasticity fits well into what can be regarded as the main current of contemporary philosophy ontology It is a beautifully written essay, without a doubt, but it has some proble


  7. says:

    A slightly dyspeptic but nevertheless very stimulating foray into the philosophical dark side insight into the story of Daphne and Phoebus, Kafka s Metamorphosis , Spinoza neurobiology, Freud s death drive, and the all power of the accident s e


  8. says:

    A small book but dense Oh boy I was very glad I read the summary chapter on Malabou s work in Ian James The New French Philosophy so I had some context, but the book itself is fascinating and excellent I m looking forward to readingof her work.


  9. says:

    a must read


  10. says:

    Although the book adds the interesting notion of negative plasticity and starts on an interesting note discussing Metamorphosis, it falls flat in making a clear point and only scratches the surface of the contribution the many scientists and philosophers mentioned, ca


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