Gilbert Simondon's Psychic and Collective Individuation: A Critical Introduction and Guide

2014.12.23 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Scott, Gilbert Simondon's Psychic and Collective Individuation: A Critical Introduction and Guide, Edinburgh University
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2014.12.23 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Scott, Gilbert Simondon's Psychic and Collective Individuation: A Critical Introduction and Guide, Edinburgh University Press, 2014, 218pp., $34.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780748654499. Reviewed by Iwona Janicka, University of Cambridge Gilbert Simondon has fascinated an increasing number of Anglophone scholars, not only as an important influence on Gilles Deleuze, Bernard Stiegler or Speculative Realism, but also as a philosopher in his own right. Despite various efforts of Simondon enthusiasts online and offline, the translation of his works has proven to be a very slow process, and the English-speaking public is still waiting for a full translation of his Psychic and Collective Individuation (L'individuation psychique et collective). As a foretaste, however, Edinburgh University Press has published David Scott's book, which serves as an introduction and a guide, providing a chapter-by-chapter commentary on. . .

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