This article investigates Catherine Malabou’s claims to have produced some form of beyond of deconstruction with her reworking of the Hegelian concept of. into English in as The Future of Hegel: Plasticity, Temporality and Malabou rethinks the meaning of plasticity as a transformative power immanent. At first glance the response could be this little book by Malabou, in which can be discerned a post-deconstructive era. In the foreword Clayton Crockett warns that .

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Jacques DerridaMichel FoucaultG. This is also what is very interesting in the brain, and in the computer: Malabou, Catherine and Peter Skafish Translator. Malabou, Catherine Translator and David Mills. Malabou, Catherine and Jacques Derrida. Malabou, Catherine and Steven Miller Translator.

Is this not a way of staging philosophy or of displacing its limit — that of discursive reasoning? The Feminine and the Question of Philosophy.

On the Fantastic in Philosophy. Today, in addition to her position at Kingston, Malabou is heavily sought after in the US where she frequently resides as visiting professor, whether at the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Buffalo or the New School for Social Research.

Combining philosophy transsubjectivation and neuroscience neuroplasticity.

Catherine Malabou and the Concept of Plasticity – Théâtre, Performance, Philosophie Colloque

Derrida and Deleuze, notablybut cannot accommodate occurrences of discontinuity, plastucity as explosions or degeneration. Undergoing a shift from the graphic to the temporal, this new paradigm which is itself dynamic and thus plastic resonates in multiple different ways with the transformation of philosophical discourse into performance. Bibliography publications in English: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and Neurobiology. Malabou, Catherine and Carolyn Shread Translator.


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The Future of Hegel: Using the latest advances of neuroscience, she adopts a critical position and explores the philosophical possibilities of brain consciousness, of a new plastic subject and of its relation to capitalism. She writes that the time has come to replace the paradigm of writing as developed in Grammatology with the new paradigm of plasticity. A philosophy of the trace allowed us plastucity develop reflections on repetition and difference cf.

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Theater, Performance, Philosophy Conference 2014

As for science, the genetic code turned out to be inadequate as well in explaining the effects of the environment or experience on the modifications and expressions of the epigenome. In Paul Patton Editor. She plastjcity her thesis in and published it two years later under the title The Future of Hegel: Une mzlabou contemporaine de la domination et de la servitude chez Hegel. Crossing and interweaving the notion of plasticity, an idea or discourse, and material reality such as neuronal connections: Plasticity at the Dusk of Writing: Views Read Malsbou View history.

Malabou is co-writing a book with Adrian Johnston on affects in Descartes, Spinoza and neuroscience, and is preparing a new book on the political meaning of life in the light of the most recent biological discoveries mainly epigenetics.

Malabou, Catherine and Lisabeth During Translator.

De Hegel aux neurosciences. Plasticity, Temporality and Dialectic.

She is also part of the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland, where she teaches an annual summer seminar. We are delighted at the prospect of seeing these philosophers of plasticity and performance once again join each other on the stage during this conference.

Malabou, Catherine and Adrian Johnston. Que faire de notre cerveau? From Neurosis to Brain Damage. It is her encounter with neuroscience that will fundamentally distinguish her research and confirm her differences with ;lasticity deconstruction focalized on the written text. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Central to Malabou’s philosophy is the concept of “plasticity,” which she derives in part from the work of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegeland from medical science, for example, from work on stem cells and from the concept of neuroplasticity.


For the first time, a philosopher from the Continental as opposed to the Analytical tradition takes a keen interest in and studies the issues raised by the discovery of cerebral plasticity.

Coinciding plaaticity her exploration of neuroscience has been mslabou increasing commitment to political philosophy. The latter work will discuss Giorgio Agamben’s concept of “bare life” and Michel Foucault’s notion of biopowerunderscoring the lack of scientific biological definitions of these terms, and the political meaning of such a lack.

Malabou, Catherine plasticitu Judith Butler. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Her dissertation became the book, L’Avenir de Hegel: The notion of plasticity simultaneously belongs to theoretical discourse and malavou stark material reality.

As she explains in Plasticity at the Dusk of Writingthe concept of plasticity, whose scope and stakes are firmly inscribed in those of our era, has overtaken the schemas of text and the trace. Full-text PDF available online.

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