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Virtual Judaism of the Mishnah (Jacob Neusner & Gilles Deleuze)

Reading Neusner’s classic Judaism: The Evidence of the Mishnah at long last and past midcareer. I am unsure if earlier I would have ever appreciated the book enough or at all or I would have been able to conceive the … Continue reading

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Deleuze Talmud Notes

  I think it holds up, this little exercise in transposing Deleuzian concepts into a theory of philosophical Talmud: Talmud of Difference and Repetition Talmud would constitute repetition of Torah, and like repetition assumes the status of echo, doubles, or … Continue reading

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Thought and Image (Deleuze Cinema)

I’m reading chapters 7-8 of Cinema 2 as a single, complete, and coherent unit that touch upon the image as a work of thought. There are 3 complex parts to these reflections in chapter 7. The endpoint is to theorize … Continue reading

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Movement and Time Images (Deleuze) (Cinema 1 Cinema 2)

I am trying to get a handle on the two primary types of image, the “movement image” and the “time image” in Deleuze two books on cinema. Each with their own specific variations, these two primary topoi are the respective … Continue reading

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The Cinema of Spiritual Life (Deleuze)

A fascinating quote by Deleuze on cinema and thought the keyterms of which are “decision,” “obstinacy,” “choice,” “existence,” and “spiritual life.” “The reverse was also true, one went right from cinema to philosophy. Something bizarre about the cinema struck me: … Continue reading

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(Deleuze) Difference & Repetition Reading Notes and A Few Critical Remarks

Open to your correction and emendation, here’s a rough outline with some added critical notation to Deleuze’s Difference and Repetition. Too important a text to gloss, I decided with this one to go chapter by chapter. My basic understanding was … Continue reading

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Deleuze Leibniz Cosmogenesis

You would have thought it was Spinoza, but Leibniz turn out to be the beating metaphysical heart of the Deleuzian universe and its modelling of cosmogenesis, the creation of worlds (compossible and incompossible) around inflection points, the emission of singularities … Continue reading

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