Essays on Deleuze

Author: Daniel Smith

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 0748643346

Category: Philosophy

Page: 480

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Gathers 20 of Smith's new and classic essays into one volume for the first time. Combining his most important pieces over the last 15 years along with two completely new essays, 'On the Becoming of Concepts' and 'The Idea of the Open', this volume is Smith's definitive treatise on Deleuze. The four sections cover Deleuze's use of the history of philosophy, his philosophical system, several Deleuzian concepts and his position within contemporary philosophy.Smith's essays are frequent references for students and scholars working on Deleuze. Several of the articles have already become touchstones in the field, notably those on Alain Badiou and Jacques Derrida. For anyone interested in Deleuze's philosophy, this book is not to be missed.

Essays on Deleuze

Author: Daniel W Smith

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 0748655379

Category: Philosophy

Page: 480

View: 7987

Brings together 18 key essays, plus two completely new essays, by one of the world's leading commentators on the work of the French philosopher Gilles Deleuze.

Essays on Deleuze

Author: Daniel Warren Smith

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 0748643338

Category: Philosophy

Page: 466

View: 2567

Gathers 20 of Smith's new and classic essays into one volume for the first time. Combining his most important pieces over the last 15 years along with two completely new essays, 'On the Becoming of Concepts' and 'The Idea of the Open', this volume is Smith's definitive treatise on Deleuze. The four sections cover Deleuze's use of the history of philosophy, his philosophical system, several Deleuzian concepts and his position within contemporary philosophy. Smith's essays are frequent references for students and scholars working on Deleuze, and Dan Smith is widely regarded as the world's leading commentator on Deleuze. Several of the articles have already become touchstones in the field, notably those on Alain Badiou and Jacques Derrida. For anyone interested in Deleuze's philosophy, this book is not to be missed.

Deleuze and Psychoanalysis

Philosophical Essays on Deleuze's Debate with Psychoanalysis

Author: Leen De Bolle

Publisher: Leuven University Press

ISBN: 9058677966

Category: Philosophy

Page: 160

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Gilles Deleuze is among the twentieth century's most important philosophers of difference. The style of his extended oeuvre is so extremely dense and cryptic that reading and appreciating it require an unusual degree of openness and a willingness to enter a complicated but extremely rich system of thought. The abundant debates with and references to a variety of authors of many different domains, the sophisticated conceptual framework, the creation of new concepts and the injection of existing concepts with new meanings - all this makes his oeuvre difficult to grasp. This book can be seen as a guide to reading Deleuze, but at the same time it is a direct confrontation with issues at stake, particularly the debate with and against psychoanalysis. This debate not only offers the occasion to find an entrance to Deleuze's basic thought, but also throws the reader into the middle of the dispute. Deleuze and Psychoanalysis provides a clear and perspicuous overview of subject matter of interest to psychoanalysts, Deleuzean or otherwise.

Pure Immanence

Essays on a Life

Author: Gilles Deleuze,John Rajchman,Anne Boyman

Publisher: Zone Books (NY)

ISBN: 9781890951252

Category: Philosophy

Page: 102

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Essays by Gilles Deleuze on the search for a new empiricism.

A Deleuzian Approach to Curriculum

Essays on a Pedagogical Life

Author: J. Wallin

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230115284

Category: Psychology

Page: 218

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This work examines the impoverished image of life presupposed by the legacy of transcendent and representational thinking that continues to frame the limits of curricular thought. Analyzing the ways in which modern institutions colonize desire and overdetermine the life of its subject, this book draws upon the anti-Oedipal philosophy of Gilles Deleuze, revolutionary artistic practice, and an unorthodox curriculum genealogy to rethink the pedagogical project as a task of concept creation for the liberation of life and instantiation of a people yet to come. This book invites academics, artists, and graduate students to engage the contemporary struggles of curriculum theory, educational philosophy, and pedagogical practice with a new set of conceptual tools for thinking radical difference.

Essays Critical and Clinical

Author: Gilles Deleuze

Publisher: Verso

ISBN: 9780860916147

Category: Art and science

Page: 221

View: 861

Deleuze believed that philosophy cannot be undertaken independently of science and art. These essays testify to his long-term desire to dismantle the barriers between art and its adjacent domains.

Architecture from the Outside

Essays on Virtual and Real Space

Author: Elizabeth Grosz,Peter Eisenman

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262265362

Category: Architecture

Page: 248

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To be outside allows one a fresh perspective on the inside. In these essays, philosopher Elizabeth Grosz explores the ways in which two disciplines that are fundamentally outside each another--architecture and philosophy--can meet in a third space to interact free of their internal constraints. "Outside" also refers to those whose voices are not usually heard in architectural discourse but who inhabit its space--the destitute, the homeless, the sick, and the dying, as well as women and minorities.Grosz asks how we can understand space differently in order to structure and inhabit our living arrangements accordingly. Two themes run throughout the book: temporal flow and sexual specificity. Grosz argues that time, change, and emergence, traditionally viewed as outside the concerns of space, must become more integral to the processes of design and construction. She also argues against architecture's historical indifference to sexual specificity, asking what the existence of (at least) two sexes has to do with how we understand and experience space. Drawing on the work of such philosophers as Henri Bergson, Roger Caillois, Gilles Deleuze, Jacques Derrida, Luce Irigaray, and Jacques Lacan, Grosz raises abstract but nonformalistic questions about space, inhabitation, and building. All of the essays propose philosophical experiments to render space and building more mobile and dynamic.

Out of this World

Deleuze and the Philosophy of Creation

Author: Peter Hallward

Publisher: Verso

ISBN: 9781844670796

Category: Philosophy

Page: 199

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A controversial critique of an iconic philosopher. Gilles Deleuze was one of the most influential French philosophers of the last century. Michel Foucault famously suggested that the 20th century would be known as "Deleuzian." His powerful philosophy of desire, difference and "nomadic thought" seemed to hack away at all previous hierarchies in political and philosophical thought, opening a space for radical democratic transformation. Thinkers such as Jameson, Badiou and Negri all acknowledge his work as a profound influence. Peter Hallward's new book challenges the hegemony of Deleuze's work, aiming to go right to the heart of his philosophy. It engages with the central idea that informs virtually all his work: the assertion of an unlimited creative power. Exploring the ways in which Deleuze dissolves anything that might inhibit the expression of this creativity, Hallward accuses Deleuze of being a spiritual and "other-worldly" philosopher, rather than a theorist of material complexity and difference. Hallward argues that the problems of conflict and solidarity are effectively dismissed in Deleuze's workas is the possibility of any political transformation. This powerful and thorough critique shows once and for all that the Deleuzian century is over. If we want to change the future we need to look elsewhere.

Empiricism and Subjectivity

An Essay on Hume's Theory of Human Nature

Author: Gilles Deleuze,Constantin V. Boundas

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231068130

Category: Philosophy

Page: 163

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At last available in paperback, this book anticipates and explains the post-structuralist turn to empiricism. Presenting a challenging reading of David Hume's philosophy, the work is invaluable for understanding the progress of Deleuze's thought. -- David Allison, State University of New York, Stony Brook


Critical Essays on Deleuze and Guattari

Author: Robert Lort,Dylan Trigg

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781926617145

Category: Philosophy

Page: 394

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Azimute was a dedicated site for critical essays on, and critical liaisons with, the works of Deleuze and Guattari. In its decade-long span, this rhizome in virtual space attracted nomadic talents and brazen theorists to contribute essays on a wide variety of topics from poetics to capitalism. The website is now defunct, but the works live on in this new compilation. Deleuze-inspired essays on Kathy Acker, Einsturzende Neubaten, Zoviet France, William S. Burroughs, Geoffrey Schmidt, Henri Bergson, pataphysics, and more culminate in this work of exquisite scholarship on the margins.

Gilles Deleuze's Philosophy of Time

Author: James Williams

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 0748687882

Category: Philosophy

Page: 216

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This book provides an overall interpretation of Deleuze's philosophy alongside a critical introduction to one of the most important unifying ideas in his work: the construction of new and important philosophies of time.

Deleuze and Ethics

Author: Nathan Jun

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 0748688285

Category: Philosophy

Page: 232

View: 7990

Deleuze is perhaps best known for his influential works in philosophical interpretation; epistemology; metaphysics; and political economy. The essays in this collection explore, uncover, and trace the ethical dimension of Deleuzian philosophy along divers

EPZ Thousand Plateaus

Author: Gilles Deleuze,Félix Guattari

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826476944

Category: Philosophy

Page: 688

View: 6993

‘A rare and remarkable book.' Times Literary Supplement Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995) was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris VIII. He is a key figure in poststructuralism, and one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. Félix Guattari (1930-1992) was a psychoanalyst at the la Borde Clinic, as well as being a major social theorist and radical activist. A Thousand Plateaus is part of Deleuze and Guattari's landmark philosophical project, Capitalism and Schizophrenia - a project that still sets the terms of contemporary philosophical debate. A Thousand Plateaus provides a compelling analysis of social phenomena and offers fresh alternatives for thinking about philosophy and culture. Its radical perspective provides a toolbox for ‘nomadic thought' and has had a galvanizing influence on today's anti-capitalist movement. Translated by Brian Massumi>

Deleuze and the Naming of God

Author: Daniel Colucciello Barber

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 074868638X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 232

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Deleuze and the Naming of God addresses the intersection between Deleuze's thought and the notion of religion to proposes an alliance between immanence and the act of naming God. In doing so, Barber gives us a way out of the paralysing debate between reli


An Essay on the Understanding of Evil

Author: Alain Badiou

Publisher: Verso Books

ISBN: 1781680302

Category: Philosophy

Page: 224

View: 7072

Alain Badiou, one of the most powerful voices in contemporary French philosophy, shows how our prevailing ethical principles serve ultimately to reinforce an ideology of the status quo and fail to provide a framework for an effective understanding of the concept of evil. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Gilles Deleuze: Image and Text

Author: Eugene W. Holland,Daniel W. Smith,Charles J. Stivale

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 082640832X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 276

View: 8438

An important collection of essays examining the intersections between Deleuzian philosophy and the arts.

Deleuze's Philosophical Lineage

Author: Graham Jones

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 074863195X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 426

View: 7748

The philosophy of Gilles Deleuze is increasingly gaining the prestige that its astonishing inventiveness calls for in the Anglo-American theoretical context. His wide-ranging works on the history of philosophy, cinema, painting, literature and politics are being taken up and put to work across disciplinary divides and in interesting and surprising ways. However, the backbone of Deleuze's philosophy - the many and varied sources from which he draws the material for his conceptual innovation - has until now remained relatively obscure and unexplored. This book takes as its goal the examination of this rich theoretical background. Presenting essays by a range of the world's foremost Deleuze scholars, and a number of up and coming theorists of his work, the book is composed of in-depth analyses of the key figures in Deleuze's lineage whose significance - as a result of either their obscurity or the complexity of their place in the Deleuzean text - has not previously been well understood. This work will prove indispensable to students and scholars seeking to understand the context from which Deleuze's ideas emerge.Included are essays on Deleuze's relationship to figures as varied as Marx, Simondon, Wronski, Hegel, Hume, Maimon, Ruyer, Kant, Heidegger, Husserl, Reimann, Leibniz, Bergson and Freud.

Deleuze and Philosophy

The Difference Engineer

Author: Keith Ansell-Pearson,Keith Ansell Pearson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134765274

Category: Philosophy

Page: 288

View: 5688

The work of Gilles Deleuze has had an impact far beyond philosophy. He is among Foucault and Derrida as one of the most cited of all contemporary French thinkers. Never a student 'of' philosophy, Deleuze was always philosophical and many influential poststructuralist and postmodernist texts can be traced to his celebrated resurrection of Nietzsche against Hegel in his Nietzsche and Philosophy, from which this collection draws its title. This searching new collection considers Deleuze's relation to the philosophical tradition and beyond to the future of philosophy, science and technology. In addition to considering Deleuze's imaginative readings of classic figures such as Spinoza and Kant, the essays also point to the meaning of Deleuze on 'monstrous' and machinic thinking, on philosophy and engineering, on philosophy and biology, on modern painting and literature. Deleuze and Philosophy continues the spirit of experimentation and invention that features in Deleuze's work and will appeal to those studying across philosophy, social theory, literature and cultural studies who themselves are seeking new paradigms of thought.