The Power to be Affected


Journal Article

© 2014, Springer Science+Business Media New York. Lauren Berlant and Baruch Spinoza both maintain that our ethical and political projects must be formulated and conducted on the terrain of the affects. Key to both projects is to recongize our power to be affected as not a weakness but a strength and to realize, without regret, that we are nonsovereign subjects. Only by working through the affects can we proceed on a path to liberation and joy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hardt, M

Published Date

  • September 17, 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 28 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 215 - 222

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1573-3416

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0891-4486

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s10767-014-9191-x

Citation Source

  • Scopus