This article investigates Catherine Malabou’s claims to have produced some form of beyond of deconstruction with her reworking of the Hegelian concept of. into English in as The Future of Hegel: Plasticity, Temporality and Malabou rethinks the meaning of plasticity as a transformative power immanent. At first glance the response could be this little book by Malabou, in which can be discerned a post-deconstructive era. In the foreword Clayton Crockett warns that .

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Bibliography publications in French: A philosophy of the trace allowed us to develop reflections on repetition and difference cf. Full-text PDF available online. La chambre du milieu: A Companion to Hegel.

Combining philosophy transsubjectivation and neuroscience neuroplasticity. De Hegel aux neurosciences. Malabou, Catherine and Judith Butler. This is also what is very interesting in the brain, and in the computer: A seminar entitled Plasticity and Form indicates the guiding thread of her research: Malabou is co-writing a book with Adrian Johnston on affects in Descartes, Spinoza and neuroscience, and is preparing a new book on the political meaning of mallabou in the light of the most recent biological discoveries mainly epigenetics.

On the Fantastic in Philosophy. It is her encounter with neuroscience that will fundamentally distinguish her research and confirm her differences with a deconstruction focalized on the written text. In in John D. As she explains in Plasticity at the Dusk of Writingthe concept of plasticity, whose scope and stakes plastifity firmly inscribed in those of our era, has overtaken the schemas of plasticityy and the trace.

In plasticty instances, a new model of plasticity, flexible and modifiable yet resistant, provides a way to think the loss of the trace and the instability of discourse in favor of acts. Her dissertation became the book, L’Avenir de Hegel: Malabou, Catherine Translator and David Mills.


Central to Malabou’s philosophy is the concept of “plasticity,” which she derives in part from the work of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegeland from medical science, for example, from work on stem cells and from the concept of neuroplasticity.

Plasticity, Temporality and Dialectic. Malabou, Catherine and Sebastian Rand Translator. Jacques DerridaMichel FoucaultG. Une lecture contemporaine de la plasticitu et de la servitude chez Hegel. This page was last edited on 9 Septemberat Plasticity at the Dusk of Writing: Malabou, Catherine and Xavier Emmanuelli. Traveling with Jacques Derrida. In her latest book, Self and Emotional Life, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis, and Neurosciencewritten with Adrian Johnston, Malabou continues her exquisite crossing of disciplines, this time in order to explore the concept of wonder.

She defended her thesis in and published it two years later under the title The Future of Hegel: By using this platicity, you agree to the Terms maoabou Use and Privacy Policy.

We are delighted at the prospect of seeing these philosophers of plasticity and performance once again join each other on the stage during this conference. The Future of Hegel: Malabou, Catherine and Lisabeth During Translator. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Undergoing a shift from the graphic to the temporal, this new paradigm which is itself dynamic and thus plastic resonates in multiple plasficity ways with the transformation of philosophical discourse into performance.

For the first time, a philosopher from the Continental as opposed to the Analytical tradition takes a keen interest in and studies the issues raised by the discovery of cerebral plasticity.

Malabou, Catherine and Peter Skafish Translator. By proposing the concept of plasticity as a new philosophical and scientific paradigm, Malabou shows us that the ancient models — of writing and the trace in philosophy and of the genetic code in science — are no longer pertinent to thinking the modification or interruption of the system with which we are currently faced. Retrieved from ” https: Auto-affection and Emotional Life: She writes that the time has come to replace the paradigm of writing as developed in Grammatology with the new paradigm of plasticity.


Today, in addition to her position at Kingston, Malabou is heavily sought after in the US where she frequently resides as visiting professor, whether at the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Buffalo or the New School for Social Research. Derrida and Deleuze, notablybut cannot accommodate occurrences of discontinuity, such as explosions or degeneration.

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Using the latest advances of neuroscience, she adopts a critical position and explores the philosophical possibilities of brain consciousness, of a new plastic subject and of its relation to capitalism. The latter work will discuss Giorgio Agamben’s concept of “bare life” and Michel Foucault’s notion of biopowerunderscoring the lack of scientific biological definitions of these terms, and the political meaning of such a lack.

Malabou, Catherine and Carolyn Shread Translator. In Paul Patton Editor. She is also plastifity of the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland, where she teaches an annual summer seminar. Views Read Edit View history. Malabou, Catherine and Adrian Johnston. Ecofeminism Feminist method Hegemonic masculinity Women’s history Women’s studies.

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Coinciding with her exploration of neuroscience has been an increasing commitment to political philosophy. Is this not a way of staging philosophy or of displacing its limit — that of discursive reasoning?

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