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Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences

John Protevi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681013
eISBN:
9781452948713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681013.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Life, War, Earth is excitingly speculative yet empirically responsible. Protevi shows that Deleuze’s ontology of the virtual, intensive, and actual [or just “Deleuze’s philosophy”] helps us ... More


The Granularity Problem

John Protevi

in Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681013
eISBN:
9781452948713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681013.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 6, on the “granularity problem,” looks at the way in which the production of large-scale patterns of individual consciousness can often be analyzed in terms of subjectification practices that ... More


Adding Deleuze to the Mix

John Protevi

in Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681013
eISBN:
9781452948713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681013.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 7, “Adding Deleuze to the Mix,” reworks an article for the specialist journal Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences; it makes the case that Deleuze’s ontology can help with questions about ... More


Deleuze and the Sciences

John Protevi

in Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681013
eISBN:
9781452948713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681013.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The Introduction has two sections. The first section presents a crisp and clear treatment of Deleuze’s ontology. Careful definition of terms and numerous concrete examples help the reader grasp the ... More


Music and Ancient Warfare

John Protevi

in Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681013
eISBN:
9781452948713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681013.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 3 returns to the ancient Eastern Mediterranean and brings together the geopolitical focus of the first with the neuro-physiological focus of the second for a fuller account of the multiple ... More


Dynamic Interactionism

John Protevi

in Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681013
eISBN:
9781452948713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681013.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 4 develops a Deleuzean-motivated “dynamic interactionist” account of the notion of socially mediated neuroplasticity in Bruce Wexler’s fascinating study, Brain and Culture (2006). The thesis ... More


Mind in Life, Mind in Process

John Protevi

in Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681013
eISBN:
9781452948713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681013.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 9 examines the relation of Deleuze’s (bio)panpsychism and the “mind in life” position of Evan Thompson; the “enactive” biology of Varela, Thompson, Ezequiel Di Paolo, and Hans Jonas; and ... More


The Act of Killing inContemporary Warfare

John Protevi

in Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681013
eISBN:
9781452948713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681013.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 2 focuses on the way modern military training enables the act of killing in combat in a way that can come back to haunt, psycho-physiologically, returning soldiers; the dimensions of the ... More


Larval Subjects, Enaction, and E. coli Chemotaxis

John Protevi

in Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681013
eISBN:
9781452948713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681013.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 8 prepare the ground for, and then plunges into, the relation of Deleuze’s (bio)panpsychism and the “mind in life” position of Evan Thompson (2007); the “enactive” biology of Varela, ... More


Geo-hydro-solar-bio-techno-politics

John Protevi

in Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681013
eISBN:
9781452948713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681013.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 1 looks at historical research on ancient political economy in the Aegean to sketch a geo-hydro-solar-bio-techno-political multiplicity linking solar, water, and wind energy to the warship ... More


The Political Economy of Consciousness

John Protevi

in Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681013
eISBN:
9781452948713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681013.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 5 examines three situations – discipline and Rational Choice Theory; the Gabriel Giffords assassination attempt; and the affective dimensions of the Occupy movement – in which the effects of ... More


The Virtual Status of “UnexpressedGenetic Variation”

John Protevi

in Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681013
eISBN:
9781452948713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681013.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 10 is perhaps the most ambitious effort of the book; it relates two key concepts of Mary Jane West-Eberhard’s contemporary classic, Developmental Plasticity and Evolution (2003), “unexpressed ... More


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