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Here is a text that radically changed the agenda for Foucault, Deleuze, and many other French thinkers klsosowski the last quarter of the twentieth century, and there is every chance it will do the same for international audiences in the first quarter of the twenty-first. Open Preview See a Problem?

The mechanism’s of voluptuous emotion are through sublimation of existing preferences or increasing in fantasy value ls object perversioncontributing to total expansive commodification whose subjects identify themselves through the empire’s apparatus whose medium is numeraire. Connor Grogan rated it really liked it Jan 26, But such is the mad game of writing, I suppose.

Return to Book Page. This website uses cookies to improve user experience. Preview — La monnaie vivante by Pierre Klossowski. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Those who do not sell monnnaie as objects are considered worthless, enables violence against them.

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Living Currency

And whatever physiological unity the individual might eventually attain, in his physical appearance, is is still no match for the constraint of being under the exclusive control of phantasm. Phillip rated it really liked it Oct 20, Ryan Edwards rated it really liked it Jul 02, Tasha-Lee rated it really liked it Nov 29, Therein lies the principal evaluation of this emotion: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Want to Read saving…. The pulsional force thus deducted then supplies the material for a phantasm, klosowski is a ‘fabricated’ object. The emotional value accorded the use of a phantasm by a pulsional force only occurs with this use, in the same way that the use of a phantasm in perversion to procure emotion precisely depends on its being non-exch Pretty good summary here on page monnnaie “It is the very same interpretative capacity of the preliminary emotion that first instigated the deduction from the instinct to procreate.

Letter from Foucault to Pierre Klossowski 5.

Using Sade to reframe Marx and Fourier to rethink Freud, Klossowski’s two essays in this volume revealed heretofore unappreciated dimensions of the roles played by desire and pleasure in the economics of industrial production that have continued to inspire theorists interested in the economic relations between affects and needs. Hermes rated it really liked it Nov 14, It also concerns me that my thoughts on this work and Guyotat’s Eden Eden Eden are going to become interpenetrated and co-parasitized by one another.

It offers an analysis of economic production as a mechanism of psychic production of desires and is a key work from this often overlooked but wonderfully creative French thinker. Paperback96 pages.


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Hopefully I will get to writing a review soon. La monnaie vivante by Pierre Klossowski. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy. Books by Pierre Klossowski. Pretty good summary here on page 81; “It is the very same interpretative capacity of the preliminary emotion that first instigated the deduction from the instinct to procreate. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Published October by Rivages first published Louis-Jean Levasseur rated it it was amazing Nov 19, Please note there is a week delivery period for this title. The Living Currency is his most intriguing and premonitory book, bringing together insights from Sade, Fourier, Marx, Nietzsche, Keynes, and Freud to explore how industrial or postindustrial economies are based not on the distribution of goods, but on the circulation of desires and fantasies, and how bodies are primarily objects of voluptuous consumption and libidinal exchange too.