28 Sep Argentinean philosopher León Rozitchner theorized the political potential of the Peronist movement through a unique analytical matrix drawing. This text focuses on the last part of the theoretical production of Leon Rozitchner, in which he assesses the structuring myth of our culture: Christianism. La Cosa y La Cruz (Spanish Edition) [Leon Rozitchner] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. La Cosa y La Cruz (Spanish Edition) [Mar

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Finally, it is also worth noting how Rozitchner seems to have devoted most of his work to critiquing others, be they friendly opponents, useful adversaries, or full-blown enemies.

Between Blood and Time. But a similar temporal loop already overdetermines some of the earlier books.

His last message came just days rozitcher he was to undergo surgery, in February Sadly, he would never leave the hospital. This was the only time that we met in person, but something immediately clicked between us and we kept exchanging long letters by email in the final years of his life.

Rozitchner thus worked for over fifty years in the domain where questions of politics and subjectivity come head rozitcuner head, particularly in the historical contexts of left-wing populism and guerrilla struggles, right-wing authoritarianism, military dictator ship, and the transition to democracy.

León Rozitchner, – – Radical Philosophy

Entre la sangre y el tiempo. Why would an incredulous Jew want to write, Rozitchner himself rozitchnsr, about the Confessions of a Christian saint? Thus, while the investigation into Peronism was actually initiated well before the military coup of in Argentina, leob underlying logic regarding the continued presence of war at the heart of politics as such, presented in a daring juxtaposition of Freud, Marx and Clausewitz, already anticipates not only the regime of terror under the military junta, but also the illusions that undergirded the later transition to democracy in Argentina.

A man of untiring energy and vitalism, he had formed many generations of younger scholars, intellectuals and activists. Read today, many of these writings seem prescient. He studied at the Sorbonne with Maurice Merleau-Ponty, whose Adventures of the Dialectic and Humanism and Terror he translated into Spanish, and he wrote a thesis on Max Scheler, later published as Persona y comunidad Person and Community inbut he was scornful of the structuralism of Louis Althusser and Jacques Lacan.

It is almost as if by a perverse counterfinality, the more we step back in time to dig up the prior origins of the power of subjection, the more history catches up with us from behind by turning the distant past into an ominous premonition of the present.

However, this is not merely an analytical rozitchndr to locate the origins of power — in the structure of the superego, for instance; rather, such an analysis also marks the onset of an alternative democratic politics that would be able in a completely different way to elaborate these profoundly affective and bodily materials with which roaitchner is constituted. Friedrich Adolf Kittler, — The core of his proposal, which has remained remarkably — some would prefer to say stubbornly — consistent over the years, combines a thorough investigation into the roots of power and subjection in terror, on the one hand, with a wilful retrieval of the collective potential for rebellion and subjectivation, on the other.

León Rozitchner

He was still full of optimism and vitality, confident that he was going to defeat the disease. Among them, there is no ethical sense, only a personal morality; there is not a single one who can take charge of his action and extend its meaning so as to reencounter in it the signification of the acts taken on collectively, by including the full materiality in which they are grounded.

Why Keynes was wrong. Cristianismo y Capitalismo The Thing and the Cross: And yet, a strange halfsilence surrounded his own writings during much of his lifetime. Christianity and Capitalism All of his writings contribute to the unrelenting effort to uncover the hidden recesses in which power is capable of thriving on the terrorizing fear of, and simultaneous seduction by, the figure of authority.