By Luciana Parisi
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Sex is transductive: it webs bodies of all sorts, exposing the power or desire of a body to become in a network of matrices. Femininity no longer remains speciﬁc to one mode of sex. It is not localized in one body or another, in one composition or another. It is not an identity, an individual unity. 38 These relations produce a micropolitics of becoming where particle-forces combine or disintegrate, activate or react against new encounters. These relations enable the construction of a molecular ethics of affect that ﬂees away from the politics of representation.
36 By dismissing the conception of nature as always already constructed according to the metaphysics of the given, the post-gender world of the cyborg excludes a more productive engagement with the material politics of a body–sex proposed by Irigaray’s early work. The cyborg re-inscribes on the body the identity questions about feminine embodiment and disembodiment, experience and actualization opposing without radically challenging Cartesian metaphysics. Far from representing nature, the digital impact on nature exposes the way the hypernatural has taken the place of the supernatural.
The impact of entropic dynamics of equilibrium on the reproduction of information introduces a new perception and conception of the body–sex on the biocultural stratum where the mutations of desire exceed the discursive representations of sex. The fourth chapter discusses the emergence of a new level of order able to double-fold the biophysical and biocultural machines of sex through the technical capitalist recombination of information (the biodigital order of sex). The capacity to accelerate the time and space of reproduction and communication on an increasingly molecular scale suggests a transformation of the organic and disciplinary machines of sex.
Abstract Sex: Philosophy, Biotechnology and the Mutations of Desire (Transversals: New Directions in Philosophy Series) by Luciana Parisi