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In this chapter, I explore the possible benefits of combining an analysis of the psychodynamism of individuation with New Materialism. I contend that concepts such as dynamic objectivity and autonomy can help us to understand the specificity of human agential cuts proposed by New Materialism. This, in turn, opens up possible answers to ethical difficulties left entangled by New Materialism’s posthumanist approach to ethico-onto-epistem-ology.
Keywords: new materialism; psychodynamism of individuation; epistemology; feminism; ontology; ethics; situation (philosophy); Fox-Keller, Evelyn; Barad, Karen
Title
Psychodynamism of Individuation and New Materialism
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Possible Encounters
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Émilie Filion-Donato
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In this chapter, I explore the possible benefits of combining an analysis of the psychodynamism of individuation with New Materialism. I contend that concepts such as dynamic objectivity and autonomy can help us to understand the specificity of human agential cuts proposed by New Materialism. This, in turn, opens up possible answers to ethical difficulties left entangled by New Materialism’s posthumanist approach to ethico-onto-epistem-ology.
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Berlin
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ICI Berlin Press
Date
2021
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new materialism
psychodynamism of individuation
epistemology
feminism
ontology
ethics
situation (philosophy)
Fox-Keller, Evelyn
Barad, Karen
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Psychodynamism of Individuation
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252
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Materialism and Politics, ed. by Bernardo Bianchi, Emilie Filion-Donato, Marlon Miguel, and Ayşe Yuva, Cultural Inquiry, 20 (Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2021), pp. 233–52
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Émilie Filion-Donato, ‘Psychodynamism of Individuation and New Materialism: Possible Encounters’, in Materialism and Politics, ed. by Bernardo Bianchi, Emilie Filion-Donato, Marlon Miguel, and Ayşe Yuva, Cultural Inquiry, 20 (Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2021), pp. 233–52 <https://doi.org/10.37050/ci-20_13>

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Cite as: Émilie Filion-Donato, ‘Psychodynamism of Individuation and New Materialism: Possible Encounters’, in Materialism and Politics, ed. by Bernardo Bianchi, Emilie Filion-Donato, Marlon Miguel, and Ayşe Yuva, Cultural Inquiry, 20 (Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2021), pp. 233–52 <https://doi.org/10.37050/ci-20_13>
Émilie Filion-Donato, ‘Psychodynamism of Individuation and New Materialism: Possible Encounters’, in Materialism and Politics, ed. by Bernardo Bianchi, Emilie Filion-Donato, Marlon Miguel, and Ayşe Yuva, Cultural Inquiry, 20 (Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2021), pp. 233-52 <https://doi.org/10.37050/ci-20_13>

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