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Affect and Attention After Deleuze and Whitehead: Ecological Attunement

Russell J. Duvernoy


The book develops a process metaphysical conception of subjectivity from the work of Gilles Deleuze and Alfred North Whitehead. This alters existential orientations towards affect and attention in ways described as ecological attunement. The study is guided by two methodological commitments: (i) demonstrating the importance and relevance of responsible speculative thinking and (ii) translating metaphysical ideas into their existential implications. Both commitments are motivated by a contemporary context of ecological crisis and paradigm transformation. In the course of its argument, the book ... More

Keywords: Affect, Attention, Deleuze, Ecology, Process metaphysics, Speculative philosophy, Subjectivity, Whitehead

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474466912
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466912.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Russell J. Duvernoy, author
King's University College at Western University of Ontario