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Troubled Wheel — Ruhi Su compilation

Final version: 20 September 2020

I compiled this e-booklet because of the 35th anniversary of the death of Ruhi Su. He died on 20 September 1985. See Wikipedia and Vikipedi.

The texts can be read from individual links or the book’s tag page (Troubled Wheel).

English: Işık Barış Fidaner

Contents

O poet I have a word for you

Austerity is in the head

O wheel why do you wail

Fish mouth

Foreign door

Mürselekian women

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Coronavirus — compilation

Final version: 23 April 2020

The texts can be read from the individual links.

Işık Barış Fidaner

Contents

The novelty of the coronavirus

Coronavirus and Brecht

The Revolutionaries Who Show Heroism Against The Virus

The Coronavirus Crisis

Symbolic Valuation and Real Valuation

A Response to Berardi’s Three Meditations

(Turkish)

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Symbolic Mourning and Real Mourning — compilation

Final version: 23 April 2020

The texts can be read from the individual links.

Işık Barış Fidaner

Contents

Two inexistences and a separation: God-Nature to will-system

Modern Mourning of God and Nature

Žižek’s Attitude towards God and Nature

Every desire is a melancholic desire

Authentic Fidelity is the Drive to Mourn

Symbolic Mourning and Real Mourning, Paranoia and Cynicism

Saudade is Melancholic Desire

Being Relieved of False Melancholy: Ghost in the Shell

I’m a Cyborg But That’s OK: I’m Crazy But I’m Conservative

(Turkish)

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Energy and Entropy — compilation

Final version: 23 April 2020

The texts can be read from the individual links.

Işık Barış Fidaner

Contents

Desire and Malfunction

Spatial and Combinatorial

Decryption and Decipherment

Effort is engaged labor-power

Symbolic Engagement and Real Engagement

Working-Class Pride and Authorization

Refusing and Defusing The Moral Bomb

Four Degrees of Acceptance and Rejection

(Turkish)

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Authorization and Embodiment — compilation

Final version: 23 April 2020

The texts can be read from the individual links.

Işık Barış Fidaner

Contents

Exigency and Enjoyment

Redefining God and Nature for a post-Žižekian universe

Classical Physics of God and Nature

Symbolic Castration is the Infinity of Lack

What Makes a Symbolic Order?

Separation of Authorization from Embodiment

Authorization and Embodiment in Fetish and Symptom

The Separation of Authorization (Symbolic Suture) from Embodiment (Real Suture)

Symbolic Authorization of Fetishes and Real Authorization of Symptoms

Hysterics are the true hackers

Mirror Stage and Social Media: Authorization and Embodiment

(Turkish)

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Aurora Borealis — compilation

auroraFinal version: 23 April 2020

The texts can be read from the individual links.

Işık Barış Fidaner

Contents

Four Discourses in the Teaness of a Tea

From Milk to cream: Registering a difference of quality

Big Other and small other in The Distinguished Citizen

All Work And No Play Makes Dull Mutants

Exigency & Enjoyment for Law & Crime in La Casa De Papel

Freedom and class identification

Sexual difference and recursion

Sexuality of logical implication

Interview with the Curator of Žižekian Analysis

(Turkish)

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Washing hands as a dialectical process

The coronavirus haunts you as a probability. It infects you as an abstraction, so you have to sublate it.

The dialectical process is like washing your hands. You soap your hands for several seconds to get the virus. Then you rinse your hands to get rid of the virus.

After losing the ordinary life that used to be before the coronavirus outbreak, you suffer a melancholy. This melancholy is like the soaping of your hands. It takes some time. You will ponder over your life for a while.

But you know it’s gone now.

So you will mourn and sublate the deep contemplation over your previous life. This is like rinsing your hands in the river of time. This is needed for your desire to be “free and uninhibited again” [1].

[1] “Authentic Fidelity is the Drive to Mourn”

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Žižekian Analysis: Call for Blog Posts

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Counting Qualia — Işık Barış Fidaner

counting-qualia-kapakLast version: 7 September 2016

(67 pages — PDFLaTeX)

Contents:

— Why N-1 in standard deviation?

— Conditional Counting of Qualia

— Qualia is uncertainty, uncertainty is conditional counting

— objet petit a = “less than zero” = “less than the empty set”

— Virtuality is what is left behind by conditional subtraction

— encapsulation is relativity

— relativity?

— I am white

— Postmodern Alienation Model

— Bibliography

— **THIS BOOK IS NOT AVAILABLE IN NORTH AMERICA**

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Dialectics of Game Design — Işık Barış Fidaner

yildiz-kapakLast version: 17 September 2015

(50 pages — PDFLaTeX)

Contents:

Gameplay is politics
Dialectics of game design
part 1A: place of the subjective
part 1B: action, manor of the subject
part 1C: the real is the impasse of formalization; formalization is the place of the forced pass of the real
part 1D: hegel: ’the activity of force is essentially the activity reacting against itself ’
part 1E: subjective and objective

Does a digital game industry exist?
— Developing a game is developing a joint spirit
— Personal Relationships as the ground of Economy
— Players and Game Developers as Ecosystems
— Game Creation Space as a Pre-Economical Interspace
— Genre-ification of Games as the industrialization of the ecosystem
— Game Genre as a form of universal social labour-time
— What is the raw material of digital game ecosystems?
— Enthusiasm as spiritual raw material
— Playing as a realization of enthusiasm

Antiprogression Chain
— General Will as Full speech
— Narcissistic Antiprogression
— Suture
— Antiprogression Chain
— Antiprogression Chains in The Purloined Letter
— Antiprogression Chains in Capitalism

Bibliography

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