Thoughts on philoSOPHIA 2011 #3: Nietzsche, Beauvoir, and Repetition
· by Robin James · in African American, Beauvoir, black; eternal return, Elaine Miller, Nietzsche, philoSOPHIA, repetition, snead
Elaine Miller gave a super-interesting paper on repetition in Nietzsche and Beauvoir. She finds in both a contrast between inauthentic, lazy conceptions of repetition (I’ll call this lazy repetition), and rigorous, accurate accounts of repetition (I’ll call this real repetition)….
“The joy of repetition really is in you”: Lee Edelman and Hot Chip’s “Over and Over”
· by Robin James · in edelman, hot chip, music, queer, repetition
I’m going to argue that Hot Chip’s “Over and Over” (mainly the song, but also somewhat the video) evinces/endorses what Lee Edelman calls “sinthmosexuality.” Queer theorist Lee Edelman argues that, in the West, “queerness” has come to represent the “death…