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Assemblage Theory, Complexity and contentious politics - the political ontology of Gilles Deleuze. Rodowick - deleuze's time machine. Plot Nit Sky - Chaosmologies - Quantum Field Theory, Chaos and Thought in Deleuze and Guattari's W. An [Un]Likely Alliance: Thinking Environment[s] with Deleuze / Guattari. Rhizomatic. Any-Space-Whatever. Borromini’s Bricks: Matters of Immanence in the Roman Oratory And if you think of Brick, for instance, and you say to Brick, “What do you want Brick?”


And Brick says to you, “I like an Arch.” – Louis Kahn [1] A concept is a brick. It can be used to build the courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window. [...] Tearing Real Images from Clichés: Edward Burtynsky’s Industrial Landscapes Such a voyage does not necessarily imply great movements in extension; it becomes immobile, in a room and on a body without organs—an intensive voyage that undoes all the lands for the benefit of the one it is creating.

What Is Philosophy?, by Erik Davis. Michel Foucault's blurb is stamped on the back of What is Philosophy?

What Is Philosophy?, by Erik Davis

Like a slogan: "Perhaps one day this century will be known as Deleuzian. " Deleuze insisted that Foucault made the quip to amuse their fans and irritate their enemies, but it's presence on the back of the latest Deleuze and Guattari translation indicates two things: One, that one senses something mighty in Deleuze, an epochal shift in the plate tectonics of thought. And two, that in America, a personal introduction from a more established friend doesn't hurt. Though a steady stream of translations over the last five years has scattered the spores, Deleuze (with or without Guattari) has yet to infiltrate American critical theory with the virulence of Foucault, Derrida, or Baudrillard.

Though a small cottage industry is growing—appropriately worrying the wiser among them—there remains considerable resistance and apathy. Though it buzzed the Parisians in 1991, What is Philosophy? They're also tough nuts to crack. Gilles Deleuze - Encyclopedia Nomadica. Gilles Deleuze (January 18, 1925 - November 4, 1995) remarkably brilliant French philosopher of the late 20th century, creator of an immanentist/monist thought system.

Gilles Deleuze - Encyclopedia Nomadica

Deleuze wrote many influential works on philosophy, literature, science, film, politics and art, some being the product of his 23 year-long close collaboration with Felix Guattari, with whom he wrote, most notably, "The Anti-Oedipus" and "A Thousand Plateaus", both subtitled "Capitalism and Schizophrenia". Early Life and Studies Deleuze was born in the 17th arrondissement of Paris where he resided for most his life. His father was an engineer and a veteran of the First World War. In a 1988-1989 interview with Claire Parnet, Deleuze described his family as uncultivated bourgeois family "de droite".

Early Work Empiricism and Nietzsche's System. Deleuze-dictionary.pdf (application/pdf Object) Deleuzenotes. There are creators in politics, and creative movements, that are poised for a moment in history.


Hitler, on the contrary, lacked to a singular degree any Nietzschean element. Hitler is not Zarathoustra. Nor is Trujillo. They represented what Nietzsche calls “the monkey of Zarathoustra.” As Nietzsche said, if one wants to be “a master,” it is not enough to come to power. Deleuze & Meinong: The Prejudice in Favor of the Actual « Stellar Cartographies.

In 1999, after the Social Text farce, Alan Sokal, along with fellow physicist Jean Bricmont, skewered the contemporary French philosophic community by impugning their use of mathematics and science in their theoretical work.

Deleuze & Meinong: The Prejudice in Favor of the Actual « Stellar Cartographies

In particular, Sokal and Bricmont attack Gilles Deleuze for his repeated discussion of infinitesimals throughout Difference and Repetition. Sokal and Bricmont write, “After the birth of this branch of mathematics in the seventh-century through the work of Newton and Leibniz, cogent objections were raised against the use of ‘infinitesimal’ quantities such as dx and dy. These problems were solved by the work of d’Alembert around 1760 and Cauchy around 1820, who introduced the rigorous notion of limit—a concept that has been taught in all calculus textbooks since the middle of the nineteenth century. The question to arise from this is how Deleuze is to be defended (if one thinks that he must)? But is this correct defense? Section 1: Smooth Infinitesimal Analysis. Deleuze and Guattari avec Lacan. In what sense can Guattari’s thought be understood as a radicalization of Lacanian psychoanalysis?

Deleuze and Guattari avec Lacan

And what does it mean to say that Guattari’s thought is a radicalization of Lacanian psychoanalysis? First, to characterize Guattari’s relationship to Lacan as a radicalization of Lacanian thought is not to claim that Guattari was an orthodox Lacanian. Rather, Guattari’s schizoanalysis is a radicalization of psychoanalysis in the sense that Hegel is a radicalization of Kant or Spinoza is a radicalization of Descartes.

Just as Hegel and Spinoza deeply transform the thought and projects of their most important predecessors, Guattari significantly transforms Lacanian thought. However, before such a question can even be posed it is first necessary to determine just where Deleuze and Guattari share common ground with Lacan. This is extremely odd for two reasons: First, it is odd that followers of the champions of difference would require identity in their enemy. Figure and Phenomena: Deleuze’s Anti-Gestaltist Perceptions. By Corry Shores [Search Blog Here.

Figure and Phenomena: Deleuze’s Anti-Gestaltist Perceptions

Index-tags are found on the bottom of the left column.] [Central Entry Directory] [Corry Shores, Entry Directory] [May I thank the sources of the images: Joy A all about Weybridge / Rachael Talibart youtube clip / Komond / Jacob Cass Dark Roasted Blend Brain Den Credits given below the image and at the end.] The following is from my presentation at the First Annual Graduate Conference at the Institute of Philosophy at the Catholic University of Leuven, April 2011. Deleuze.