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Here is a text that radically changed the agenda for Foucault, Deleuze, and many other French thinkers in the last quarter of the twentieth century, and there is every chance klososwski will do the same for international audiences in the first quarter of the twenty-first. The emotional value accorded the use of a phantasm by a pulsional force only occurs with this use, in the same way that the use of a vvivante in perversion to procure emotion precisely depends on its being non-exchangeable.

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The Living Currency is his most intriguing and premonitory book, bringing together insights from Sade, Fourier, Marx, Nietzsche, Keynes, and Freud to explore how industrial or postindustrial economies are based not on the distribution of goods, but on the circulation of desires and fantasies, and how bodies klossiwski primarily objects of voluptuous consumption and libidinal exchange too.


Numeraire as possessing human beings as commodities, a living currency, decentred through desire for voluptuous emotion; critique of Marquis de Sade’s object perversion through obsessive fantasy to obtain this repetitive ideal. Therein lies the principal evaluation of this emotion: Books by Pierre Klossowski.

La monnaie vivante by Pierre Klossowski

Theology to Counter-Utopia, Daniel W. Those who do not sell themselves as objects are considered worthless, enables violence against them. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Minnaie rated it really liked it Nov 14, Robert Something rated it really liked it Nov 27, The pulsional force thus deducted then supplies the material for a phantasm, which is a ‘fabricated’ object. Published October by Rivages first published Tasha-Lee rated it really liked it Nov 29, Zaratruta rated it it was amazing Feb 28, Trivia About La monnaie vivante. But such is the mad game of writing, I suppose.

Pretty good summary here on page mojnaie “It is the very same interpretative capacity of the preliminary emotion that first instigated the deduction from the instinct to procreate. Letter from Foucault to Pierre Klossowski 5. Open Preview See a Problem? DaImpossibleKid rated it really liked it Apr 13, This website uses cookies to improve user experience.


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To see what your friends thought of this mpnnaie, please sign up. I am currently in the process of making my notes on this work amd collecting my thoughts. Anton rated it it was amazing May 05, Connor Vjvante rated it really liked it Jan 26, Using Sade to reframe Marx and Fourier to rethink Freud, Klossowski’s two essays in this volume revealed heretofore unappreciated dimensions of the roles played by desire and pleasure in the economics of industrial production that have continued to inspire theorists interested in the economic relations between affects and needs.

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