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Timing of Affect – Epistemologies, Aesthetics, Politics
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  Timing of Affect Epistemologies, Aesthetics, Politics
Edited by Bernd Bösel, Marie-Luise Angerer, Michaela Ott.
Texts by Marie-Luise Angerer, Bernd Bösel, Michaela Ott, Moira Gatens, Steven Shaviro, Mark B. N. Hansen, Orit Halpern, Wolfgang Ernst, Luciana Parisi, Anna Tuschling, Rolf Großmann, Wiebke Trost, Chris Salter, Christoph Brunner, Hermann Kappelhoff, Sarah Greifenstein, Patricia Ticineto Clough, Brigitte Bargetz, Sebastian Vehlken, Brian Massumi.
published in September 2014
English edition
16,5 x 22,5 cm (softcover)
344 pages (8 b/w ill.)
€35.00
ISBN: 978-3-03734-669-3
EAN: 9783037346693
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Affect, or the process by which emotions come to be embodied, is a burgeoning area of interest in both the humanities and the sciences. For Timing of Affect, Marie-Luise Angerer, Bernd Bösel, and Michaela Ott have assembled leading scholars to explore the temporal aspects of affect through the perspectives of philosophy, music, film, media, and art, as well as technology and neurology.
The contributions address possibilities for affect as a capacity of the body; as an anthropological inscription and a primary, ontological conjunctive and disjunctive process as an interruption of chains of stimulus and response; and as an arena within cultural history for political, media, and psychopharmacological interventions. Showing how these and other temporal aspects of affect are articulated both throughout history and in contemporary society, the editors then explore the implications for the current knowledge structures surrounding affect today.