Autoaffection: Unconscious Thought in the Age of Teletechnology

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Contents

The Technical Substrates of Unconscious Memory
28
There Is a Story or A Home Movie Rerun
62
I Grind
65
The Generalized Unconscious of Desiring Production
69
True Confession
108
Queer Desire and the Technobodies of Feminist Theory
113
Attic Women
142
Grace
146
The Ontological Perspective of Knowledge Objects
152
Notes
189
Index
209
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Page 34 - An interval must separate the present from what it is not in order for the present to be itself, but this interval that constitutes it as a present must, by the same token, divide the present in and of itself, thereby also dividing, along with the present, everything that is thought on the basis of the present, that is, in our metaphysical language, every being, and singularly substance of the subject.
Page 36 - For the value of presence can also dangerously affect the concept of the unconscious. There is then no unconscious truth to be rediscovered by virtue of having been written elsewhere. There is no text written and present elsewhere which would then be subjected, without being changed in the process, to an operation and a...
Page 37 - And not if the psyche is indeed a kind of text, but: what is a text, and what must the psyche be if it can be represented by a text? For if there is neither machine nor text without psychical origin, there is no domain of the psychic without text.

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