Cambridge Core – Twentieth-Century Philosophy – The Persistence of the Negative – by Benjamin Noys. positivity – are the watchwords of a culture that Benjamin Noys, in his book The Persistence of the Negative,1 labels. “affirmationism”; the practice or systematicity . The Persistence of the Negative. A Critique of Contemporary Continental Theory. Benjamin Noys. Published by Edinburgh University Press.

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A compelling critique of contemporary continental theory. Through a series of incisive readings of leading theoretical figures of affirmationism–Jacques Derrida, Gilles Deleuze, Bruno Latour, Antonio Negri and Onys Badiou–Benjamin Noys contests the tendency of recent theory to rely on affirmation, and especially an affirmative thinking of resistance. He reveals ndgative profound current of negativity that allows theory to return to its political calling.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. A spectre is haunting continental theory — the spectre of the negative. Such, at any rate, is the diagnosis offered by Benjamin Noys nnoys this wonderfully thought provoking little study.

Far, however, from being a minor linguistic kerfuffle “positivity! The basic issue is this: Without a persistennce of the negative, do we not simply mire ourselves in the already-there, without affording us the possibility of political resistance? Even more worrying for Noys however, are the political consequences that follow once such a move is made: Or, to put it in a maxim: Crystallised particularly in the work of Negri, Noys contends – rightly I think – that we simply need better strategies than this if the Left is to act as any benjajin of bulwark against the forces of capital.

The Persistence of the Negative: A Critique of Contemporary Continental Theory

Part of the complication of reading The Persistence of the Negative however, is its In any case though, by simply having properly posed the question of negativity afresh, The Persistence of the Negative is marvellous achievement, one that ought to become a touchstone for theory for a while to come.

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