The Living Currency (La Monnaie Vivante), Visual arts on stage after Pierre Klossowski. “The Living Currency” is a nomadic and evolving. (file size: KB, MIME type: text/rtf ). File history. Click on a date/time to view the file as it. Pierre Klossowski (9 August , Paris – 12 August , Paris) was a French writer, La monnaie vivante, Paris: Joëlle Losfield,
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The Living Currency is his most intriguing and premonitory book, bringing together insights from Sade, Fourier, Marx, Nietzsche, Keynes, and Freud to explore how industrial or postindustrial economies are based not on the distribution of goods, but on the circulation of desires and fantasies, and how bodies are primarily objects of voluptuous consumption and libidinal exchange too. And whatever physiological unity the individual might eventually attain, in his physical appearance, is is still no match for the constraint of being under the exclusive control of phantasm.
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Numeraire as possessing human beings as commodities, a living currency, decentred through desire for voluptuous emotion; critique of Marquis de Sade’s object perversion through obsessive fantasy to obtain this repetitive ideal.
Gio rated it liked it Dec 11, Theology to Counter-Utopia, Daniel W. Open Preview See a Problem? Therein lies the principal evaluation of this emotion: The pulsional force thus deducted then supplies the material for a phantasm, which is a ‘fabricated’ object.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Nobletinben rated it it was amazing Jan 01, Preview — La monnaie vivante by Pierre Klossowski. The mechanism’s of voluptuous emotion are through sublimation of existing preferences or increasing in fantasy value through object perversioncontributing to total expansive commodification whose subjects identify themselves through the empire’s apparatus whose medium is numeraire. It offers an analysis of economic production as a mechanism of psychic production of desires and is a key work from this often overlooked but wonderfully creative French thinker.
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Please note there is a week delivery period for this title. Using Sade to reframe Marx and Fourier to rethink Freud, Klossowski’s two essays in this volume revealed heretofore unappreciated dimensions of the roles played by desire and pleasure in the economics of industrial production that have continued to inspire theorists interested in the economic relations klosswski affects and needs.
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Phillip rated it really liked it Oct 20, La monnaie vivante by Pierre Klossowski. Living Currency is the first English translation of Klossowski’s La monnaie vivante. Paperback96 pages.
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The emotional value accorded the use of a phantasm by a pulsional force only occurs with this use, in the same way that the use of a phantasm in perversion to procure emotion precisely depends on its vvivante non-exchangeable. Pretty good summary here on page 81; “It is the klosdowski same interpretative capacity of the preliminary emotion that first instigated the deduction from the instinct to procreate.
I am currently in the process of making my notes on this work amd collecting my thoughts.
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I located an English translation of this text by Jordan Levinson vivnate Scribd.