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Believing in the World: Toward an Ethics of Form

Joe Hughes

in Deleuze and the Body

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780748638642
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748652679 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638642.003.0004
Believing in the World: Toward an Ethics of Form

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This chapter traces the genesis of the body in Gilles Deleuze's Cinema 1 through the crises in recognition in Cinema 2, and suggests that Deleuze's most basic claim in his cinema books is that cinema is capable of producing ideas which directly affect the body. It reviews Deleuze's ‘deduction’ of the body and argues that his cinema project should be read as a new pedagogy of the image.

Keywords: body; Gilles Deleuze; Cinema 1; Cinema 2; ideas; pedagogy; image

Chapter.  10080 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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