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Research Master seminar ‘Contemporary Continental Philosophy’

December 18th, 2018 | Posted by admin in Events | News

The next meeting of the Research Master seminar ‘Contemporary Continental Philosophy’ takes place on December 21st, at 2 pm – room 120.012, Blandijnberg, UGent.

Sonja Lavaert will give a lecture about ‘Cornelius Castoriadis: The Radical Imagination’.

For the program, see below.

For information: sonja.lavaert@vub.be

 

PROGRAM

Research Master seminar ‘Contemporary Continental Philosophy’

21/12/2018, 14:00-16:00 – room 120.012, Blandijnberg, UGent

Sonja Lavaert, ‘Cornelius Castoriadis: The Radical Imagination’

Reading:
* Cornelius Castoriadis, ‘Radical Imagination and the Social Instituting Imaginary (1994)’ in The Castoriadis Reader, 1997, Oxford/Malden MA, Blackwell Publishers Ltd, pp. 319-337 [18p]
* one other text of your choice from the dropbox from or on Negri, Virno, Agamben

Program 21/12/2018:

1. Overview of research topics (10’)
[Het perspectief van de multitude, 2011 – ‘Instituting the Common: The Perspective of the Multitude’ in Ruivenkamp & Hilton (eds.), Perspectives on Commoning, 2017, pp. 107-152]

Antonio Negri: Assembly / Multitude
* S. Lavaert & P. Gielen, ‘Art and Common. A Conversation with Antonio Negri’, in Gielen et al (eds.), Community Art: The Politics of Trespassing, 2011, pp. 165-192 [27p]
* ––, ‘The Salth of the Earth. On Commonism – an Interview with Antonio Negri’, in Gielen et al (eds.), Commonism: A New Aesthetics of the Real, 2018, pp. 91-114 [23p]
* A. Negri, ‘Metamorphoses’ in Art and Multitude, 2011 [10p]
* ––, ‘Introduction’ in Marx and Foucault, 2017 [10p]
* A. Negri & M. Hardt, ‘Preface’ in Assembly, 2017 [15p]

Paolo Virno: Human nature, institutions and creativity / Multitude
* S. Lavaert & P. Gielen, ‘The Dismeasure of Art: An Interview with Paolo Virno’, in Gielen et al. (eds.), Being an Artist in Post-Fordist Times, 2009, pp. 17-44 [15p]
* P. Virno, ‘Virtuosity and Revolution’ in Virno & Hardt (eds.), Radical Thought in Italy, 1996, pp. 13-37 [14p]

Giorgio Agamben: Means without Ends / The Work of Man / Homo sacer integrale / Creazione e anarchia. L’opera nell’età della religione capitalista
* G. Agamben, ‘Form-of-Life’ in Means Without End: Notes on Politics, 2000, [23p]

2. Cornelius Castoriadis: The Radical Imagination (40’)
* Cornelius Castoriadis, ‘Radical Imagination and the Social Instituting Imaginary (1994)’ in The Castoriadis Reader, 1997, Oxford/Malden MA, Blackwell Publishers Ltd, pp. 319-337 [18p]

3. QA – Discussion