By Antti Salminen, Tere Vadén
Energy and event: An Essay in Nafthology bargains a such a lot unexpected
materialism in an age possible replete with “new” ones. For whereas the
physical connotations of strength trace at a conjunction facing matter
and our adventure of it (both strength and adventure could identify the
subject and item of topic over time), strength proves during this publication to be
the identify for whatever totally different than subject stripped bare.
This not less than is the matter with which this booklet starts off, for “like the
notions of strength, will, paintings, and the sacred, power turns out to call at the
same time anything inner, immaterial, and non secular and something
material, concrete, and actual” (9). hence we're dealing no longer with matter
and the existence it leads, yet really the social, epistemological, political, and
philosophical determinations of an power method accountable for now not just
our capitalist modernity, yet such a lot of our recommendations approximately it, too. What’s
most unforeseen in regards to the materialism of Nafthology is for this reason that
energy, as soon as redefined no longer as metaphysical yet as time in topic, releases
materialism from the shackles of vulgar topic and the speculations we
might derive from it. in the meantime, it we could us see a relations resemblance
between power and that different ancient strength over topic, which this
book unhesitatingly calls capital.
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