JACQUES RANCIÈRE. 1. Davide Panagia: In your writings you highlight the political efficacy of words. In The Names of History, for instance, this emphasis is . El Desacuerdo: Jacques Ranciere: Books – El Desacuerdo by Jacques Ranciere at – ISBN – ISBN – Nueva Vision – – Softcover.
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For example, during the Cold War, the fundamental dissensus was the ideological conflict between capitalism and communism, but with the beginning of the War on Terror period, we e an Ranciere’s political thought is really unique, like nothing I’ve read before.
His argument is premissed on the turn from political concerns to ethical concerns in the way power is exercised in today’s world.
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Ranciere dissects the origins and practices of politics and its intersection with philosophy poetically. And how do these masses of workers that thinkers like Althusser referred to continuously enter into a relationship with knowledge? In books such as Dissensus, once I’ve succeeded in answering at some level the initial questions regarding the author’s purpose, and usually on second read, my next task with such books is to suss out the translator. When such an English-language author takes on dense literary and art-critical subjects, the distance Ranciete must traverse in grasping the higher-level concepts being communicated, and in understanding the often esoteric terminology deployed, is not so great as to make the reading terribly laborious.
Johannes Pause rated it really liked it May 06, Hannes rated it really liked it Jun 06, He prioritizes non-mimetic art in problematic ways, has rather formalistic desacuedo of how art operates–divested from context, holds a penchant for the counter-intuitive over the obvious. He introduces a distinction between politics a space of dissensus and the police a space of consensus. He also makes a good point of how political resistance and aesthetic resistance must remain on different registers altogether.
This book shook me from my philosophical slumber for jacqhes while. His choice of an English word in a certain situation is usually quite different from my choice deeacuerdo the identical situation. Sep 23, Gianni eesacuerdo it really liked it.
Aesthesis, what a fancy word. That’s where I am with Dissensus right now. Having read this alongside Arendt’s material, colleagues wanted to conflate his critique of Arendt Having only read the article on human rights dessacuerdo Arendt contained in this collection, Ranciere is doing something intriguing with politics.
Perhaps his most relevant observation is the way in which the ae What to make of Ranciere?
Together these essays serve as a superb introduction to the work of one of the world’s most influential contemporary thinkers. This critical practice of philosophy is an inseparably egalitarian, or anarchistic, practice, since “In this way, it is possible to define a certain dissensual practice of philosophy as an activity of de-classification that undermines all policing of domains and formulas. The distance greatly expands when the author and translator were both born and raised in some distant country — France, for example.
Ryan ranckere it it was amazing Jan 25, Return to Book Page.
Dissensus: On Politics and Aesthetics by Jacques Rancière
But if you want any use from Ranciere, it requires re-tethering his concepts with the actual practices how how art and politics actually functions.
Ultimately, Ranciere is indebted to the modernist tradition, which his own wordy writing ascends to but never reaches. However, to say that is a mistake insofar as Ranciere recognizes being marginalized in a way which Arendt would simply brush off, describe as unpolitical or say that it can be overcome through performativity.
For example, during iacques Cold War, the fundamental dissensus was the ideological conflict between capitalism and communism, rancieere with the beginning of the War on Terror period, we have an ethical division between “good” and “evil,” and Ranciere makes much of Bush’s “Infinite Justice” as representative of this.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Mar 04, Kyle marked it as to-read Shelves: You can say that that’s the first problem for everybody with every such book written in English as well, but then you’d be downplaying the importance of the vernacular in communicating clearly about these subjects.
Ranciere also has a big section on Aesthetics, but I don’t feel I got as much out of that portion because I’m not very familiar with aesthetic theory. Estamos situados precisamente en esa bisagra de la finitud rqnciere que enlaza lo virtual con lo posible, comprometida con el pasaje desde el deseo a un futuro venidero.
Jacques Rancière – SEMEIØN : Signs – Discourse – Politics
Published February 8th by Continuum first published In other words, his concepts loftily escape the orbit of reality often– not that this makes jacqurs irrelevant. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Recommended for those who follow politics and philosophy.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jul 30, Phillip rated it really liked it Jacqued What to make of Ranciere?
It is the conflict between one who says white and another who also says white but does not understand the same thing by it or does not understand that the other desqcuerdo saying the same thing in the name of whiteness. Jared rated it really liked it Oct jacquea, I’m curious to see if the rest of his thought on politics could be described as Arendtian to a degree. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Engaging in critique of the instituted divisions, then, paves the way for renewing our interrogations into what we are able to think and to do. To ask other readers questions about Dissensusplease sign up.
Perhaps his most relevant observation is the way in which the aesthetic plays into his notion of the political, which creates a dissensus between different symbolic orders.
Mike B rated it liked it Mar 24, It is, however, very repetitive in such a way that the experience of reading the book sometimes felt intellectually stultifying to me.
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He falls in a long line of extremely abstract French thought. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ranciere’s political thought is really unique, like nothing I’ve read before. Whenever I read a book on literary theory or art criticism that was written in another language and translated into English, my first, usually regrettable, task is to discern where the author is really coming from. Having read this alongside Arendt’s material, colleagues wanted to conflate his critique of Arendt with her ideas of politics in order to claim that he endorses what he intends to critique.
You can say that that’s the first problem for everybody with every su Whenever I read a book on literary theory or art criticism that was written in another language and translated into English, my first, usually regrettable, task is to discern where the author is really coming from.
This also requires frequent re-reading, often at the sentence-by-sentence level. Remains one of my contemporary favorites.