Economía libidinal. Front Cover. Jean-François Lyotard. Saltés, – pages Economia Libidinal · Jean-François Lyotard No preview available – Libidinal economy / Jean-Franc;ois Lyotard: translated by lain Hamilton. Grant. p. cm. -(Theories of contemporary culture). Translation of: L’economie Iibidinale. Libidinal Economy has ratings and 11 reviews. Bradley said: Fascinating, but definitely not known for clarity, or ‘verifiable’ notions of truth. Trut.

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Th Fascinating, but definitely not known for clarity, or ‘verifiable’ notions of truth. This book always seems to get overlooked in favour of other texts from the period like Anti-Oedipus, Of Grammatology, Writing and Difference which is a shame because it launches pretty convincing critiques of both Derrida’s deconstruction and Deleuze and Guattari’s project.

June Learn how and when to remove this template message. Rummi rated it really liked it Nov 20, The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy. The translation I have is the somewhat “poetic” one, which makes for an even more difficult read and comprehension.

I should add that if you are easily offended by concepts like: Mar 02, Bradley rated it really liked it. The specific problem is: One of those books that you re-read parts or sections, take notes in the margins, etc — Essentially a complex metaphor for the “Human Condition” through the French father of Post Modernism.

Economia Libidinal

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Want to Read saving…. The butler did it. Schrift writes that Lyotard’s work reflects the passion surrounding the events of May in Franceas well as disappointment with the Marxist response to those events.


It’s filled with references to philosophers so if philosophy ain’t your thing, I don’t recommend it. Section is currently based on secondary sources discussing the work. Seems to me that, one way or another, shit accumulates on its own. Refresh and try again.

Libidinal Economy

We take it too seriously when we re- or lyotagd it. Retrieved from ” https: Open Preview See a Problem? Jan rated it really liked it Mar 03, Noa Kim rated it it was amazing Jan 10, Ignomat rated it it was amazing Jun 27, Intensive “exchanges” are ignorant of the constitutive negation of both political economy and natural theology since the libido invests unconditionally.

Yeah, okay, and maybe that was really cool inlyotaed Lyotard has to admit that he can’t say why we should libifinal prefer to enjoy shitty shit to Holy Shit, other than to associate Holy Shit with accumulations of all sorts. Matt Clements rated it it was amazing Dec 06, The use of economics made by Lyotard is more in depth and helpful than libkdinal made by Deleuze lyofard Guattari Lyotard seems to have a pretty good working knowledge of economicsbut ultimately Lyotard’s criticism of Deleuze and Guattari is that their analysis that the capturing of the libido of the pure production of the desiring machines for the production of surfaces of inscription as the liidinal for the functioning of the machines of social production can’t be sustained because there are no illegitimate uses for desire.

He argues that Lyotard’s ideas are “deeply problematic” from the standpoint of critical psychoanalytic theory, and involve questionable assumptions about human subjectivity and agency. He maintains that his theories are “synchronized and copolarized” with those of Baudrillard, although he reproaches him “for still believing in a ‘truth’ which is presumably forgotten or repressed by Marxism. But that means we stop taking it seriously enough as the shit that it is, the effluent flow of being a critter that shits to live, or that lives to shit–whichever direction we phrase that, doesn’t matter.


Mimi Ch F libidina it it was amazing Aug 25, In his view, Lyotard’s “celebration of the energetic component of the unconscious is achieved at the cost of displacing the vital role of representation in psychic life. Considering the book has its own glossary for the terminology used to breakdown the human condition, it’s more of a puzzle to put together.

This section may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia’s quality standards. Jesus is the whore and God is his pimp – then just don’t even try.

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Allen Severino rated it really liked it Jul 11, Mar 30, Pavel rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lyotard said that this book was largely misunderstood, or completely neglected poor him because it is magical and it required a total upheaval of his entire being to see its completion. It is a major work not only of philosophy, but of sexual politics, semiotics and literary theory, that signals the passage to postmodern philosophy. Libidinal Economy has been lubidinal on numerous grounds, including lack of a moral or political orientation.