The essays in this volume consider the relevant historical discourses, important contemporary philosophical reflections and artistic perspectives on this subject-matter. The goal is to obtain a multifaceted survey of the concepts, the relationship of the various concepts and their advantages as well as their disadvantages. Leading scholars of many different traditions, countries and disciplines have contributed to this collection.
Jaime del Val, Institute Reverso - Metahuman: Post-anatomical Bodies, Metasex, and Capitalism of Affect in Post-posthumanism
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Jaime del Val
Metahuman: Post-anatomical Bodies, Metasex, and Capitalism of Affect in Post-posthumanism
Relational intensive bodies have no form or anatomy. They are not representable and are impossible to map because of their diffuse nature. Reviewing the body as an amorphous field of intensities, producing an account of the body, indeed of reality as post-anatomical, implies questioning the conditions of possibility of power regimes that give the human-white-male-middle-class-heterosexual a privileged status as a life that matters.
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