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Endlessly Repeating Ourselves: Narrative and Self-Repetition

Kieran Laird

in The Political Mind

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print May 2008 | ISBN: 9780748623860
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748652808 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623860.003.0004
Endlessly Repeating Ourselves: Narrative and Self-Repetition

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This chapter examines the role of narrative in conscious self-creation, concluding with an investigation of the impact of Deleuze's concepts of difference and repetition on the creation of original thought. It considers the story of consciousness; excursus on community; and the philosophy of neurological temporality.

Keywords: self-creation; consciousness; original thought; neurological temporality

Chapter.  15422 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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