inaesthetic


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Synonyms for inaesthetic

violating aesthetic canons or requirements

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Indeed, cinema's artistic status would seem to have been confirmed far in advance of Badiou's own inaesthetic incursions, insofar as it has served to condition philosophy, most notably that of Gilles Deleuze.
Deleuze's apprehension of film's intraphilosophical effects would thus seem at first glance an absolutely inaesthetic operation (this being accordingly incongruous to any aphilosophical thinking of cinema--namely any other consideration of cinema whatsoever--which simply fall into the thoughtless and self-interested realm of opiniatry).
Can we not discern a certain structural (as much as conceptual) homology between this assertion and Badiou's own inaesthetic conception of cinema as 'the passage of the idea, perhaps even of its phantom'?
Further, his inaesthetic conception of art accordingly allows room principally for the literal arts, making it difficult to properly grasp those arts which fall outside of this category.
Returning then to the case of cinema it is clear that we encounter in fact not one but two complicated passages: of the idea through the image (the artistic or aesthetic passage), and of the image through the letter (the philosophic or inaesthetic passage).
Which is to say that Badiou's inaesthetic conceptions are themselves profoundly affected by--and indeed are symptomatic of--his mathematical leanings: if art thinks the event (at the precise point at which mathematics itself falters) it does so only by virtue of its relation--or rather, non-relation-to the matheme.
Rather, given the fundamental importance placed on the artistic condition in Badiou's philosophy (insofar as it constitutes--in its thinking of the event--the nexal point of his materialist dialectic), the purpose of this paper has been less to establish the conditions of cinematic thought per se than to critically examine Badiou's inaesthetic programme by way of cinema.
Through a consideration of Badiou's writings on cinema I argue the hegemony of the letter in his inaesthetics to be both one of convenience and symptomatic of his mathematical leanings.
Ranciere, Jacques, 'Aesthetics, Inaesthetics, Anti-Aesthetics, in Peter Hallward (ed.