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By Gilles Deleuze

This terrific exposition of the critique of id is a vintage in modern philosophy and one in all Deleuze's most vital works. Of primary value to literary critics and philosophers,Difference and Repetition develops critical concepts—pure distinction and intricate repetition&mdasha;and indicates how the 2 ideas are similar. whereas distinction implies divergence and decentering, repetition is linked to displacement and disguising. important in beginning the shift in French proposal clear of Hegel and Marx towards Nietzsche and Freud, Difference and Repetition strikes deftly to set up a primary critique of Western metaphysics.

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TB: We only accept as morally considerable those sorts of beings that are sufficiently like us? KS: Putting it crudely. It may be on that basis that weʼre including them, rather than because there is some objective commonality of a kind that you were implying earlier. There is a tension there, anyway. Ethics or aesthetics of nature? TB: You criticize certain forms of deep ecological thinking, in your book. But do you feel any pull towards acknowledging, for the wider variety of living and nonliving beings, some sense of moral obligation towards them, in the way we treat them?

This particular – and particularly unpleasant – anecdote does not figure in Elisabeth Roudinescoʼs new and compendious biography of Lacan; it is drawn from Sibylle Lacanʼs Un Père: puzzle (Gallimard, Paris, 1994), a bitter and almost intolerably moving little memoir that has yet to find an English-language publisher. The two do, however, have points in common. The Lacan who emerges from Roudinescoʼs biography is at times deeply unpleasant, arrogant and possessed of a strong will to power from a very early age.

Itʼs not like the need for food, which leads to death if itʼs not fulfilled. The aesthetic need for nature is one that many people suffer deprivation of, but the deprivation actually means that they no longer experience their lack. TB: In calling it a need, do you want at least to intimate the possibility that it is universal as distinct from its being a legacy of certain very specific cultural traditions? As a field naturalist, who often visits other countries, I find enormous differences between different cultures, even within Europe, in the extent to which they value the natural environment as an aesthetic source.

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