, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 82–89 | Cite as

I Just Don't Know What Got into Me: Where is the Subject?

  • Nigel ThriftEmail author
Original Article


This paper argues that subjectivity needs to be understood as a geography. The “psychotopical” analysis that is necessary in order to understand subjectivity requires that more emphasis be placed on arts of experiment drawn from the battery of performing arts that exist on the borderline between the humanities and the social sciences. Some examples are given.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of WarwickCoventryUK

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