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DaImpossibleKid rated it really liked it Apr 13, Published October by Rivages first published Those who do not sell themselves as objects are considered worthless, enables violence against them. Hermes rated it really liked it Nov 14, Using Sade to reframe Marx and Fourier to rethink Freud, Klossowski’s two essays in this volume revealed heretofore unappreciated dimensions of the roles played by desire and pleasure in the economics of industrial production that have continued to inspire theorists interested in the economic relations between affects and needs.

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Joana Caeiro rated it it was amazing Dec 14, It offers an analysis of economic production as a mechanism of psychic production of olossowski and is a key work from this often overlooked but wonderfully creative French thinker. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Preface List of Translators 1. But such is the mad game of writing, I suppose. To ask other readers questions about La monnaie vivanteplease sign up.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. The emotional value accorded the use of a phantasm by a pulsional force only occurs with this use, in the same way that the use of a phantasm in perversion to procure emotion precisely depends on its being non-exchangeable. Connor Grogan rated it really liked it Jan 26, Preview — La monnaie vivante by Pierre Klossowski. Therein lies the principal evaluation of this emotion: Anton rated it it was amazing May 05, Please note there is a week delivery period for this title.

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Theology to Counter-Utopia, Daniel W. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I located an English translation of this text by Jordan Levinson on Scribd.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Zaratruta rated it it was amazing Feb 28, Sade and Fourier, translated by Paul Foss-Heimlich 7. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Living Currency is the first English translation of Klossowski’s La monnaie vivante. Pretty good summary here on page 81; “It is the very same interpretative capacity of the preliminary emotion that first instigated the deduction from the instinct to procreate.


Robert Something rated it really liked it Nov 27, Nobletinben rated it it was amazing Jan 01, The mechanism’s of voluptuous emotion are through sublimation of existing preferences or increasing in fantasy value through object perversioncontributing to total expansive commodification whose subjects identify themselves through the empire’s apparatus whose medium is numeraire.

Here is a text that radically changed the agenda for Foucault, Deleuze, and many other French thinkers in the last quarter of the twentieth century, and there is every chance it will do the same for international audiences in the first quarter of the twenty-first.

The Living Currency is his most intriguing and premonitory book, bringing together insights from Sade, Fourier, Marx, Nietzsche, Keynes, and Freud to explore how industrial or postindustrial economies are based not on the distribution of goods, but on the circulation of desires and fantasies, and how bodies are primarily objects of voluptuous consumption and libidinal exchange too.

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And whatever physiological unity the individual might eventually attain, in his physical appearance, is is still no match for the constraint of being under the exclusive control of phantasm.