Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Summer Reading Group: Deleuze - Transcendence and Immanence (John Caputo's audio/lecture course on Deleuze)

Deleuze Summer Reading Group: Introductory Materials

Prospectus (from the syllabus)
Does transcendence mean the search for a world beyond this one or is there some sense in which there is a transcendence of or in this world which is not a transcendence beyond the world?  By the same token, does immanence always mean we are "trapped" in the world or does it represent its own kind of surpassal, splendor, or glory?  What difference, ethically or politically, would it make to be the champion of one or the other? ...