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Deleuze and Human Rights: The Optimism and Pessimism of ’68

Marneros, C (2018) Deleuze and Human Rights: The Optimism and Pessimism of ’68. La Deleuziana, 2018 (8). pp. 39-52. ISSN 2421-3098. (KAR id:72649)

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Abstract

The paper takes as its point of departure the claim of Alain Badiou that the events of 1968 have two

manifestations of the pessimistic outcome is the triumph of human rights thought as a form of the only true

outcomes of 1968 is the political turn that the philosophical thought of Gilles Deleuze took as a result of the

critically examining the critique of human rights of Deleuze. In particular, it focuses on his claim that rights

of transcendence and his preference for an immanent mode of thought, and it tries to connect this with his

such an exploration, potentially, points towards a new way of thinking ethically about human rights or

beyond them.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: K Law
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > Kent Law School
Depositing User: Sian Robertson
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2019 11:47 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 14:02 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/72649 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Marneros, C: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4667-2454
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