Mimesis and sociality : a reading of the question of literature in Deleuze and Derrida
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The aim of this study is to discuss the significance of Platonic mimesis in the new forms of relationality and sociality proposed in the philosophies of Gilles Deleuze and Jacques Derrida. For a better understanding of this relationship, this thesis makes a detour through the question of literature in the thoughts of these thinkers. In this view, it is argued that the sociality proposed by Deleuze and Derrida challenge the traditional premises of society through the sorcery of becoming and wizardry of pharmakos respectively, criticizing the idealization of a model for citizenship and the originarization of sociality by way of a linear passage between the natural and the political.