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Rajchman, John

Overview
Works: 58 works in 206 publications in 5 languages and 7,357 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Conference papers and proceedings  Catalogs  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, zxx, Collector, Other, Contributor
Classifications: B2430.F724, 194
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Most widely held works by John Rajchman
Post-analytic philosophy( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michel Foucault : the freedom of philosophy by John Rajchman( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Deleuze connections by John Rajchman( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is a map of the work of Gilles Deleuze - the man Michel Foucault would call the "only real philosophical intelligence in France." It is not only for professional philosophers, but for those engaged in what Deleuze called the "nonphilosophical understanding of philosophy" in other domains, such as the arts, architecture, design, urbanism, new technologies, and politics. For Deleuze's philosophy is meant to go off in many directions at once, opening up zones of unforeseen connections between disciplines." "Rajchman isolates the logic at the heart of Deleuze's philosophy and the "image of thought" that it supposes. He then works out its implications for social and cultural thought, as well as for art and design - for how to do critical theory today. In this way he clarifies the aims and assumptions of a philosophy that looks constantly to invent new ways to affirm the "free differences" and the "complex repetitions" in the histories and spaces in which we find ourselves. He looks at the particular realism and empiricism that this affirmation implies and how they might be used to diagnose new forces confronting us today. In the process, he explores the many connections that Deleuze himself constructs in working out his philosophy, with the arts, political movements, even the neurosciences and artificial intelligence."--Jacket
Truth and eros : Foucault, Lacan, and the question of ethics by John Rajchman( Book )

37 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this reissused work, first published in 1991, John Rajchman isolates the question of ethics in the work of Foucault and Lacan and explores its ramifications and implications for the present day. He demonstrates that the question of ethics was at once the most difficult and the most intimate question for these two authors, offering a complex point of intersection between them. As such, he argues that it belongs to the great tradition that is concerned with the passion or eros of philosophy and of its ""will to truth"". Truth and Eros suggests a way of reading Foucault and L
Constructions by John Rajchman( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this series of overlapping essays on architecture and art, John Rajchman attempts to do theory in a new way that takes off from the philosophy of the late Gilles Deleuze. Starting from notions of folding, lightness, ground, abstraction, and future cities, he embarks on a conceptual voyage whose aim is to help "construct" a new space of connections, to "build" a new idiom, perhaps even to suggest a new architecture. Along the way, he addresses questions of the new abstraction, operative form, other geometries, new technologies, global cities, ideas of the virtual and the formless, and possibilities for critical theory after utopia and transgression
The identity in question( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As virulent nationalism increases in Europe and th debate surrounding political correctness continues to rage in the US, this volume provides a theoretical analysis of these events and the questions they raise for critical theory
Philosophical events : essays of the '80s by John Rajchman( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michel Foucault : la liberte de savoir by John Rajchman( Book )

7 editions published in 1987 in French and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French philosophy since 1945 : problems, concepts, inventions( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unfolding Frankfurt by Eisenman Architects( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Pensée américaine contemporaine( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Sandback by Fred Sandback( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terry Winters : graphic primitives by Matthew Marks Gallery( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Savoir-faire avec l'inconscient : éthique et psychanalyse by John Rajchman( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing (as) Center : 25th Anniversary Benefit Selections Exhibition, September 21--October 26, 2002 : Symposium, October 12 and October 19, 2002( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michel Foucault by Barry Smart( Book )

in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book considers the themes and issues in Foucault's major works, outlining their breadth and diversity, and revealing the presence of particular developing themes and conceptual continuities , as well as discontinuities
The Chomsky-Foucault debate : on human nature by Noam Chomsky( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1971, at the height of the Vietnam War and at a time of great political and social instability, two of the world's leading intellectuals, Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault, were invited by Dutch philosopher Fons Elders to debate an age-old question: is there such a thing as "innate" human nature independent of our experiences and external influences? The resulting dialogue is one of the most original, provocative, and spontaneous exchanges to have occurred between contemporary philosophers, and above all serves as a concise introduction to their basic theories. What begins as a philosophical argument rooted in linguistics (Chomsky) and the theory of knowledge (Foucault), soon evolves into a broader discussion encompassing a wide range of topics, from science, history, and behaviorism to creativity, freedom, and the struggle for justice in the realm of politics. In addition to the debate itself, this volume features a newly written introduction by noted Foucault scholar John Rajchman and includes substantial additional texts by Chomsky and Foucault."--Publisher's website
Pictorial nominalism on Marcel Duchamp's passage from painting to the readymade by Thierry de Duve( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning in 1912 when Marcel Duchamp wrote in a note to himself, "No more painting, get a job," Thierry de Duve reviews the implications of the readymade for art. Arguing that the readymade belongs to that moment in the history of painting when both figuration and the practice of painting become "impossible," de Duve presents a psychoanalytically informed account of the birth of abstraction
Pure immanence : essays on a life by Gilles Deleuze( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays in this volume present a complex theme at the heart of the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze, what in his last writing he called simply "a life." They capture a problem that runs throughout his work - his long search for a new and superior empiricism. Announced in his first book, on David Hume, then taking off with his early studies of Nietzsche and Bergson, the problem of an "empiricist conversion" became central to Deleuze's work, in particular to his aesthetics and his conception of the art of cinema. In the new regime of communication and information-machines with which he thought we are confronted today, he came to believe that such a conversion, such an empiricism, such a new art and will-to-art, was what we need most. The last, seemingly minor question of "a life" is thus inseparable from Deleuze's striking image of philosophy not as a wisdom we already possess, but as a pure immanence of what is yet to come. Perhaps the full exploitation of that image, from one of the most original trajectories in contemporary philosophy, is also yet to come
Michel Foucault : la libertà della filosofia by John Rajchman( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Post-analytic philosophy
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The Deleuze connectionsTruth and eros : Foucault, Lacan, and the question of ethicsConstructionsThe identity in questionFrench philosophy since 1945 : problems, concepts, inventionsFred SandbackMichel FoucaultThe Chomsky-Foucault debate : on human nature