Base Materialism

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Georges Bataille - Key Concepts - Base Materialism
... Bataille developed base materialism during the late 1920s and early 1930s as an attempt to break with mainstream materialism ... He argues for the concept of an active base matter that disrupts the opposition of high and low and destabilises all foundations ... Base materialism was a major influence on Derrida's deconstruction, and both thinkers attempt to destabilise philosophical oppositions by means of an unstable "third term." Bataille's notion of materialism may also be ...

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