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The Limits of Intensity and the Mechanics of Death

Dorothea Olkowski

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/9780748624799.003.0010
The Limits of Intensity and the Mechanics of Death

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This chapter examines Gilles Deleuze's philosophy concerning the limits of intensity and the mechanics of death. It describes various trajectories that offer a possible solution to a possible problem whose form of expression and form of content intertwine. It discusses Henri Bergson's concept of ontological memory, that memory created by the imperceptible influences of events in the world exist on a vulnerable sensibility.

Keywords: Gilles Deleuze; limits of intensity; mechanics of death; Henri Bergson; ontological memory; vulnerable sensibility

Chapter.  6453 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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