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The Ethics of Becoming-Imperceptible

Rosi Braidotti

in Deleuze and Philosophy

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print July 2006 | ISBN: 9780748624799
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748652396 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624799.003.0009
The Ethics of Becoming-Imperceptible

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This chapter explores the eco-philosophical aspects of the ethics of becoming, with reference to the project of nomadic subjectivity and sustainability. Nomadic philosophy mobilises one's affectivity and enacts the desire for in-depth transformations in the status of the kind of subjects we have become. Thus, nomadic ethics is not about a master theory, but rather about multiple micro-political modes of daily activism. As we shall see, it is essential to put the ‘active’ back into activism. This chapter suggests that the ethics of becoming is a way of not taking life for granted, while praising the radical immanence of subjects: it proposes becoming-imperceptible as transcendental empiricism.

Keywords: ethics of becoming; nomadic subjectivity; nomadic philosophy; nomadic ethics; daily activism; radical immanence; becoming-imperceptible; transcendental empiricism

Chapter.  12024 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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