This article investigates Catherine Malabou’s claims to have produced some form of beyond of deconstruction with her reworking of the Hegelian concept of. into English in as The Future of Hegel: Plasticity, Temporality and Malabou rethinks the meaning of plasticity as a transformative power immanent. At first glance the response could be this little book by Malabou, in which can be discerned a post-deconstructive era. In the foreword Clayton Crockett warns that .

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Malabou is co-writing a book with Adrian Johnston on affects in Descartes, Spinoza and neuroscience, and is preparing a new book on the political meaning of life in the light of the most recent biological discoveries mainly epigenetics.

Today, in addition to her position at Kingston, Malabou is heavily sought after in the US where she frequently plastiicty as visiting professor, whether at the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Buffalo or the New School for Social Research. Bibliography publications in English: Maabou Companions to Philosophy. A Companion to Hegel. This is also what is very interesting in the brain, and in the computer: This page was last edited on 9 Pllasticityat The latter work will discuss Giorgio Agamben’s concept of “bare life” and Michel Foucault’s notion of biopowerunderscoring the malaou of scientific biological definitions of these terms, and the political meaning of such a lack.

By proposing the concept of plasticity as a new philosophical and scientific paradigm, Malabou shows us that the ancient models — of writing and the trace in philosophy and of the genetic code in science — are no malaou pertinent to thinking the modification or interruption of the system with which we are currently faced.


Views Read Edit View history. It is her encounter with neuroscience that will fundamentally distinguish her research and confirm her differences with a deconstruction focalized on the written text. She writes that the time has come to replace the paradigm of writing as developed in Grammatology with the new paradigm of plasticity. In Paul Patton Editor. By plastciity this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Ecofeminism Feminist method Hegemonic masculinity Women’s history Women’s studies.

De Hegel aux neurosciences. Full-text PDF available online. Coinciding with her exploration of neuroscience has been an increasing commitment to political philosophy. Is this not a way of staging philosophy or of displacing its limit — that of discursive reasoning?

Malabou, Catherine and Judith Butler. Malabou, Catherine and Sebastian Rand Translator.

Malabou, Catherine Translator and David Mills. Malabou, Catherine and Lisabeth During Translator.

A seminar entitled Plasticity and Form indicates the guiding thread of her research: Malabou, Catherine and Plasitcity Skafish Translator. As she explains in Plasticity at the Dusk of Writingthe concept of plasticity, whose scope and stakes are firmly inscribed in those of our era, has overtaken the schemas of text and the trace.

Derrida and Deleuze, notablybut cannot accommodate occurrences of discontinuity, such as explosions or degeneration.

Catherine Malabou – Wikipedia

The Malabku and the Question of Philosophy. Undergoing a shift from the graphic to the temporal, this new paradigm which is itself dynamic and thus plastic resonates in multiple different ways with the transformation of philosophical discourse into performance.

Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and Neurobiology. In both instances, a new model of plasticity, flexible and modifiable yet resistant, provides a way to think the loss of the trace and the malabuo of discourse in favor of acts. Malabou, Catherine and Adrian Johnston. Jacques DerridaMichel FoucaultG.


Catherine Malabou and the Concept of Plasticity – Théâtre, Performance, Philosophie Colloque

Bibliography publications in French: Traveling with Jacques Derrida. From Neurosis to Pladticity Damage. In her latest book, Self and Emotional Life, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis, and Neurosciencewritten with Adrian Johnston, Malabou continues her exquisite crossing of disciplines, this time in order to explore the concept of wonder. The notion of plasticity simultaneously belongs to theoretical discourse and to stark material reality.

Malabou, Catherine and Xavier Emmanuelli. For the first time, a philosopher from the Continental as opposed to the Analytical tradition takes a keen interest in and studies the issues raised by the discovery of cerebral plasticity.

Catherine Malabou

Retrieved from ” https: Que faire de notre cerveau? Crossing and interweaving the notion of plasticity, an idea or discourse, and material reality such as neuronal connections: As for science, the genetic code turned out to be inadequate as well in explaining the effects of the environment or experience on the modifications and expressions of the epigenome.

Malabou, Catherine and Carolyn Shread Translator. She is also part of the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland, where she teaches an annual summer seminar.

On the Fantastic in Philosophy.