Тurbulent recursion, or (“) Professor Challenger reads Nietzcshe near the river delta (”)



turbulence, recursion, eternal return, difference and repetition, difference in nature


The paper is an attempt of interdisciplinary investigation of Deleuze’s interpretation of Nietzsche’s conception of eternal return in the light of analysis of functioning of the concepts difference and repetition in different periods of Deleuze’s creative work, as well as Bergson’s concept difference in nature. Deleuze’s interpretation of Nietzschean eternal return, on the one hand, contains a significant heuristic potential, and, on the other hand, it injects logic which is not peculiar to Nietzsche’s philosophy. It is shown in which sense Nietzsche’s conception of eternal return conforms with scientific theories of the second half of the 19th century (theories of isomerism, turbulence, entropy, etc.) and simultaneously differs substantially from them by the principle of process proceeding.

Author Biography

Pavlo Bartusyak, Stepan Gzhytskyi Lviv National University of Veterinary Medicine and Bio tech nologies

candidate of sciences in philosophy, assistant at the Department of philosophy and pedagogy


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Bartusyak, P. (2018). Тurbulent recursion, or (“) Professor Challenger reads Nietzcshe near the river delta (”). Filosofska Dumka, (4), 114–125. Retrieved from https://dumka.philosophy.ua/index.php/fd/article/view/297



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