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Semblance and Event

Activist Philosophy and the Occurrent Arts

Semblance and Event( )
Author: Massumi, Brian
Series title:Technologies of Lived Abstraction Ser.
ISBN:978-0-262-52536-7
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

Events are always passing; to experience an event is to experience the passing. But how do we perceive an experience that encompasses the just-was and the is-about-to-be as much as what is actually present? In Semblance and Event, Brian Massumi, drawing on the work of William James, Alfred North Whitehead, Gilles Deleuze, and others, develops the concept of "semblance" as a way to approach this question.

It is, he argues, a question of abstraction, not as the opposite...
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Pages:232
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / General
Psychology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.562 Inches
Book Weight:0.76 Pounds

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