Becoming Worthy

Climate Change Activists Demonstrate On Wall Street

Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari once wrote, “Philosophy’s sole aim is to become worthy of the event.” For the pair of French thinkers, the difference between philosophy and science is that the former deals with concepts, while the latter explores functions. If that’s the case, what concepts must be (re)created in the 21st Century to understand the assemblage of functions that comprises our “civil” society? How can we rethink how we think to better imagine a more emancipatory future?