Polish Title

„Jest to nomos bardzo różny od prawa”: o anarchii i prawie

Author ORCID Identifier

https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4667-2454 Marneros Christos


The relationship between anarchy and the law is, to say the least, an uncomfortable one. The so-called ‘classical’ anarchist position – in all its heterogeneous tendencies – is, usually, characterised by a total opposition against the law. However and despite its invaluable contribution and the ever-pertinent critique of the state of affairs, this ‘classical’ anarchist position needs to be re-examined and rearticulated if it is to pose an effective nuisance to the current (and much complex) mechanisms of domination and the oppression of dogmatism and dominance of the law. Taking into account the aforementioned challenges, in this article, I examine and develop two notions of the philosophical thought of Gilles Deleuze, namely that of the institution and that of the nomos of the nomads. In doing so, I aim to think anew the relationship between anarchy and the law and, ultimately, to point towards an ethico-political account, of what I shall call an an-archic nomos which escapes (or, at least, tries to) the dogmatism and “archist” mentality of the law.

Polish Abstract

Relacja pomiędzy anarchią a prawem jest, delikatnie mówiąc, niewygodna. Tak zwane „klasyczne” stanowisko anarchistyczne – we wszystkich jego heterogenicznych tendencjach – charakteryzuje się zazwyczaj całkowitym sprzeciwem wobec prawa. Jednakże, pomimo swojego nieocenionego wkładu i nieustannie aktualnej krytyki stanu rzeczy, ta „klasyczna” pozycja anarchistyczna musi zostać ponownie zbadana i ponownie wyartykułowana, jeśli ma stanowić skuteczną przeszkodę dla obecnych (i bardzo złożonych) mechanizmów dominacji i opresji dogmatyzmu i dominacji prawa. Biorąc pod uwagę powyższe wyzwania, w niniejszym artykule analizuję i rozwijam dwa pojęcia myśli filozoficznej Gilles’a Deleuze’a, a mianowicie pojęcie instytucji oraz pojęcie nomosu nomadów. W ten sposób chcę na nowo przemyśleć relację między anarchią a prawem i ostatecznie wskazać na etyczno-polityczne ujęcie tego, co nazywam an-archicznym nomosem, który wymyka się (lub przynajmniej próbuje) dogmatyzmowi i „archistycznej” mentalności prawa.


Anarchy, law, nomos, institutions, Deleuze

Polish Keywords

anarchia, prawo, nomos, instytucje, Deleuze


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