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Ku potencjalności. Prawda jako kategoria polityczna w myśli Foucaulta i Deleuze’a
Towards Potentiality. Truth as a Political Category in Foucault and Deleuze Thought

Author(s): Bartłomiej Błesznowski
Subject(s): Philosophy
Published by: Instytut Stosowanych Nauk Społecznych Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego

Summary/Abstract: The subject matter of this article deals with redefinition of the truth in philosophical and political project by Michel Foucault and Gilles Deleuze. The truth witch is understood by Nietzsche is hereby expressed as a result of the struggle of powers whose confrontation constitutes western metaphysics. In order to present anti-substantial nature of truth and thinking, philosophy of French scholars is confronted with assumptions of „essential thinking” (wesentliche Denken) of Martin Heidegger. Heidegger perceives any positiveness of truth and beings in the perspective of conformity with the Being itself witch allows noticing of its potential and open nature. In the light of the concept Sein und Zeit author, Deleuzian ontology of difference and Foucaultian ontology of becoming whose task is priming within the framework of critic of current context of thinking and knowledge

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 11 (1)
  • Page Range: 69-84
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: Polish