Ethics Sp 22 First Theme Readings Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Gifts,” 1844. Lewis

Ethics Sp 22
First Theme Readings Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Gifts,” 1844.
Lewis Hyde, Introduction from The Gift: Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property, 1979.
Marcel Mauss, The Gift: The form and reason for exchange in archaic societies,1925. Friedrich Nietzsche, excerpts from On The Genealogy of Morality, 1887.
Georges Bataille, “The Notion of Expenditure,” 1933. Marshall Sahlins, “The Spirit of the Gift,” 1972.
Marilyn Strathern, “Partners and Consumers, Making Relations Visible,” 1991. Luce Irigaray, “Women on the Market,” 1977.
Second Theme Readings
Sigmund Freud, “A Note On The Unconscious In Psycho-Analysis” 1912. Sigmund Freud, “On Transience,”1915.
Sigmund Freud, Beyond the Pleasure Principle, 1920.
Sigmund Freud, excerpts from Civilization and Its Discontents, 1930.
Shoshana Felman, “Psychoanalysis and Education: Teaching Terminable and Interminable,” 1987.
Jacques Lacan, “Beyond the Pleasure Principle, Repetition,” Seminar Book II: The Ego in Freud’s Theory and in the Technique of Psychoanalysis 1954-1955.
Cathy Caruth, “Traumatic Awakenings,” 1996.
Giles Deleuze & Felix Guattari, excerpts from Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia, 1972. Catherine Malabou, “Plasticity and Elasticity in Freud’s Beyond the Pleasure Principle,” 2007.
Julian Barnes, “The Dream,” 1990.
Trird Theme Readings
Michel Foucault, from Society Must be Defended, Lectures at the College de France, 1975-1976.
Robert Esposito, “The Enigma of Biopolitics,” 2008. Peter Sloterdijk, “Wounded by Machines,” 2001.
Michael Hardt & Antonio Negri, excerpts from Commonwealth, 2009. Giorgio Agamben, Homo Sacer Sovereign Power and Bare Life, 1995. Alison Kafer, “At the Same Time, Out of Time: Ashley X,” 2013.
Giorgio Agamben, “The Witness,” 1998. Philip K. Dick, “The Precious Artifact,” 1964.