• Psychology
  • Published 2005

Deleuze and the Three Syntheses of Time

  title={Deleuze and the Three Syntheses of Time},
  author={Keith W. Faulkner},
The three syntheses of time are Deleuze’s response to Kant’s belief that time is synthesized by the unity o the “I think.” Deleuze believes that there is a prior synthesis of time in the unconscious. He calls this a “passive” synthesis of time. My thesis will seek to clarify Deleuze’s theory of the three syntheses of time by providing the background from which he derived his concepts. In chapter one I argue that the system of “signs” presented in Proust and Signs is the precursor to Deleuze’s… CONTINUE READING