Wounds and Scars: Deleuze on the Time and Ethics of the Event

Deleuze Studies 1 (2):144-166 (2007)
This paper explores the idea that Deleuze’s oeuvre is best understood as a philosophy of the wound, synonymous with a philosophy of the event. Although this wound/scar typology may appear to be a metaphorical conceit, the motif of the wound recurs frequently and perhaps even symptomatically in many of Deleuze’s texts, particularly where he is attempting to delineate some of the most important differences (transcendental, temporal, and ethical) between himself and his phenomenological predecessors. I raise some some potential problems for this trajectory, most of which revolve around Deleuze's use of transcendental philosophy.
Keywords Deleuze  time  ethics
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Aidan Tynan (2009). The Marx of Anti-Oedipus. Deleuze Studies 3 (Suppl):28-52.
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