Deleuze, the Force of Becoming, and The Last Jedi



Deleuze and contemporary dystopia
Çokay Nebioğlu, Rahime; Korkut Naykı, Nil; Department of English Literature (2018)
The turn of the new millennium has seen the rise of late capitalism and witnessed a radical change in the structure of the contemporary world, which initiated a new social formation that is seemingly more flexible and liberating yet indeed more controlling. This dissertation looks at contemporary dystopia in the light of these recent changes, arguing that there is now a new moment in the history of dystopia. This new moment suggests that, just like the contemporary world itself, contemporary dystopia has gr...
Deleuze's struggle against transcendence and criticisims about it
Tıbık, Kamuran; Ceylan, Yasin; Department of Philosophy (2006)
In this study, I first studied the undecidability of transcendence and immanence. Then, I studied the demarcation problem between transcendence and immanence with its results in philosophy. Thirdly, I touched on the idea of the death of philosophy in relation to this demarcation problem. Fourthly, I tried to present Deleuze's dualist approach to concepts and I also studied Hume's effect on the emergence of this dualist approach. As the fıfth, I tried to relate the demarcation problem to ethics, concepts and...
Deleuze and Guattari’s encounter with Beckett within the context of desiring machines
Öztürk Bakacak, Beste; Yıldırım, Erdoğan; Department of Sociology (2014)
In this thesis Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari’s social theory, which is based on their conceptualization of desiring machines, is analyzed within the references to Samuel Beckett’s works in two volume Capitalism and Schizophrenia. Focusing on Beckett’s works play a key role to comprehend the new ways that Deleuze and Guattari's desiring machines introduced, within their perspective against the traditional approach to desire which handles it in the context of lack. Besides, in this thesis a new interpreta...
Foucault and Sexuality: The Possibility of Resistance among Ubiquitous Power Relations
Karademir, Aret (2008-10-01)
James Joyce's extimate modernism in Ulysses: a Lacanian take on language, subjectivity and temporality
Korkmaz Karaman, F. Tuba; Birlik, Nurten; Department of English Literature (2022-9)
The high modernist struggle to represent the modern individual and their predicament finds its best form in the works of James Joyce, whose writing discloses a radical departure from and a challenge to Cartesian epistemology, and linearity as its keyword as well as realism as its literary reflection. Joyce’s break away from linearity is reflected both in the form and the content of his writing to such an extent that his narrative style acts out the subject matter of his works. I claim that the psychoanalyti...
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C. M. Shores, Deleuze, the Force of Becoming, and The Last Jedi. 2023.