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Rajchman, John

Works: 49 works in 163 publications in 5 languages and 6,472 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: NA680, 194
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Most widely held works by John Rajchman
Constructions by John Rajchman ( )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,794 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 Deleuze connections by John Rajchman ( )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,356 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
Post-analytic philosophy ( Book )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michel Foucault : the freedom of philosophy by John Rajchman ( Book )
10 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Truth and eros : Foucault, Lacan, and the question of ethics by John Rajchman ( Book )
23 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Portuguese and held by 406 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
The identity in question ( Book )
16 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and Italian and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philosophical events : essays of the '80s by John Rajchman ( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michel Foucault : la liberte de savoir by John Rajchman ( Book )
4 editions published in 1987 in French and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
French philosophy since 1945 : problems, concepts, inventions ( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unfolding Frankfurt ( Book )
4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Érotique de la vérité Foucault, Lacan et la question de l'éthique by John Rajchman ( Book )
5 editions published in 1994 in French and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ce représentant de la philosophie américaine se donne un objectif original : associer et confronter Foucault et Lacan en tant que théoriciens de l'éthique
Fred Sandback by Fred Sandback ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Terry Winters : graphic primitives by Matthew Marks Gallery ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 49 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 31 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
Pictorial nominalism on Marcel Duchamp's passage from painting to the readymade by Thierry de Duve ( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 10 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
Michel Foucault by Barry Smart ( Book )
in English and held by 9 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
Constructions by John Rajchman ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Chomsky-Foucault debate : on human nature by Noam Chomsky ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 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
Lacan, Foucault y la cuestión de la ética by John Rajchman ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
ライクマン, ジョン
English (101)
French (16)
Spanish (4)
Italian (3)
Portuguese (2)