A Chemical Love Story: Considering Microdosing as Somatechnic Individuation Vis-à-Vis the Philosophy of Simondon
作者: Chantelle Gray
刊名: Somatechnics, 2020, Vol.10 (1), pp.115-136
来源数据库: Edinburgh University Press
DOI: 10.3366/soma.2020.0303
关键词: DeleuzeIndividuationMicrodosingOntogenesisSimondonSomatechnics
原始语种摘要: Research shows that due to rapidly changing higher education contexts, large numbers of academics are overworked, stressed, and dispirited. This is exacerbated by the fact that most academics do not view academia simply as work, but as a vocation. To deal with these conditions, the use of cognitive modification and enhancement drugs have become far more prevalent than used to be the case. In this article, I look at the phenomenon of microdosing as a somatechnics of knowledge production to think about how meanings of ‘development’ are changing and to what extent they are still related to narratives of progress, themselves deeply embedded in colonial, State, and capitalist apparatuses that blind us to the rich entanglements spread across multiple temporal and neuronal rhythms. I also ask...
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  • vocation 职业
  • themselves 本身
  • entirety 全部
  • simply 简单地
  • look 
  • bring 拿来
  • education 培养
  • deeply 深深地
  • ontogenesis 个体发生
  • become 成为