The Cambridge Companion to Deleuze

Gilles Deleuze 1925 1995 was an influential and provocative twentieth century thinker who developed and presented an alternative to the image of thought found in traditional philosophy This volume offers an extensive survey of Deleuze s philosophy by some of his most influential interpreters The essays give lucid accounts of the fundamental themes of his metaphysical wGilles Deleuze 1925 1995 was an influential and provocative twentieth century thinker who developed and presented an alternative to the image of thought found in traditional philosophy This volume offers an extensive survey of Deleuze s philosophy by some of his most influential interpreters The essays give lucid accounts of the fundamental themes of his metaphysical work and its ethical and political implications They clearly situate his thinking within the philosophical tradition, with detailed studies of his engagements with phenomenology, post Kantianism and the sciences, and also his interventions in the arts As well as offering new research on established areas of Deleuze scholarship, several essays address key themes that have not previously been given the attention they deserve in the English speaking world.
The Cambridge Companion to Deleuze Gilles Deleuze was an influential and provocative twentieth century thinker who developed and presented an alternative to the image of thought found in traditional philosophy This volume off

  • Title: The Cambridge Companion to Deleuze
  • Author: Daniel W. Smith Henry Somers-Hall
  • ISBN: 9780521175715
  • Page: 440
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “The Cambridge Companion to Deleuze”

    1. english collection of significant essays on french thinker gilles deleuze. as with any collection, there is a range of topics, a spectrum of approaches, varied success. engages some. helpful. gives useful definitions of some of d's terms eg. 'bodies-without-organs','lines of flight', 'percept, affect, concept', thought techniques, some idea of critiques. depends on interest in some cases: 'minor literature' in essay on literature very engaging, 'velocity vector field' and other math in 'realisti [...]

    2. I want companions to be more companionable (which is why I sought one out) - years of reading Deleuze & Deleuzians have left me with only a vague sense of his major ideas and i was hoping to review/re-plane/start-over with this collectionI guess Deleuze is essentially un-dumb-downableor I'm off base in thinking 'companions' are meant to ground the figure in question (not even sure why I think that)

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